A style that looks a little familiar to anyone who spent too much time listening to Avril Lavigne.
Nickelback is a near-universally derided outfit, so much so that even Nickelback knows that mocking Nickelback is passe. But, as with all things that are widely bemoaned, the band does have a giant fanbase somewhere (in Avril Lavigne’s words, “#TheJokeIsOld #NickelbackHasSoldOver50MillionAlbums”), and one of its members just came clean. Namely, ... More »
Avril Lavigne is releasing her first album since beginning her battle with Lyme disease nearly two years ago. The "Complicated" singer took to Instagram to thank her fans for their support, and announced her sixth studio album, which marks the first new release since 2013. Show More Summary
Avril Lavigne is planning a 2017 music comeback! The 32-year-old singer took to her Instagram share an update about her health after battling Lyme Disease for several months. “Hi Everyone!! I wanted to first thank my fans for your patience & support during my time away throughout my battle with Lyme Disease over the past [...]
Avril Lavigne called out Mark Zuckerberg for teasing Nickelback in his new Jarvis video. Earlier this week the Facebook CEO unveiled his new artificial intelligence assistant, named Jarvis and voiced by Morgan Freeman, in a series of videos posted to his social media network. Show More Summary
Avril Lavigne is not happy with Mark Zuckerberg, and here's the part where you make some sort of he's-no-skater-boy! joke. Thank you to @FitTea and everyone else who helped us to raise funds for kids with Lyme Disease! #Theavrillavignefoundation...Show More Summary
Facebook founder took a jab at the band in video promoting his new AI.
In a Facebook video posted earlier this week to reveal Mark Zuckerberg’s new AI companion Jarvis (a name taken from the Marvel movies, suggesting that The Social Network was pretty accurate with its depiction of Zuckerberg’s creativity),...Show More Summary
Hey Mark, stop it. Just stop it, OK? [ more › ]
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Commentary: The singer is appalled that Facebook's CEO stoops to what she calls bullying, when he gets his new AI butler to joke about the band.
Making us feel guilty this week for every Nickelback crack we've ever made is Avril Lavigne, but she's not going after us—she's going after Mark Zuckerberg, People reports. The Facebook co-founder showed off Jarvis, his new AI home assistant voiced by Morgan Freeman, in a video posted Tuesday, and...
Singer says Facebook CEO shouldn't be 'promoting bullying.'
Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger may not be a couple anymore. But that doesn’t mean that the “Complicated” singer will stop sticking up for her estranged husband every time he and his band Nickelback become the target of jokes, not even if the culprit is Mark Zuckerberg himself. Show More Summary
Why do you have to go and make things so complicated?? Earlier this week, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg posted a video on his timeline where he unveils Jarvis (voiced by Morgan Freeman), an AI assistant he built for his family. Related: Avril Lavigne Says She's 'Overcoming' Lyme Disease As seen in the clip (below): In the video, the [...]
“Your jab at Nickelback is in poor taste.”
Mark Zuckerberg has been on the receiving end of his fair share of sick burns, but apparently such treatment has not been enough to teach the Facebook founde generosity of spirit. In a recent video promoting his home AI technology, Zuckerberg dealt out a cheap potshot to our society's greatest ... More »
Photo: Getty He was a Zuckerberg. She said, see you, Fuckerberg. Read more...
Avril Lavigne did not agree with Mark Zuckerberg‘s recent Nickelback diss. The 32-year-old singer took to Twitter to voice her opinion about the comment, which was made by the Facebook CEO in his video about the social media site’s new AI program Jarvis. In the video, Mark asks the AI to “play us some good [...]
Out of all the things in this world that are actually considered “bullying,” I’m going to go out on a limb here and say that Mark Zuckerberg making a half-joke about freaking Nickleback in 2016 does not fall under that umbrella. Read more...