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Avril Lavigne's Ex

Finally Free From Her Name ...

Only Took Him 3 Years

6/16/2014 12:25 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Deryck Whibley Name ChangeSum 41 singer Deryck Lavigne Whibley has officially erased Avril Lavigne from his life, and ... more importantly, his signature -- a judge just granted his name change.

The rocker’s request to drop Avril's name was stamped on Thursday. As we first revealed, Whibley had secretly taken her name during their 2006 marriage ... to become Deryck Jason Lavigne Whibley. Deryck's name change was filed a few months after Lavigne married Nickelback frontman Chad Kroger ... which is probably not a coincidence. The fact Deryck has a new fiancée probably influenced the change too.

"Why'd you have to go and make things so complicated?"

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Bridget    

With everything that has happened to his health recently, a fresh start sounds like a good idea. Get rid of the things that remind you of hard times (like your x wifes name) and look forward to the future.

43 days ago
2.

BLUE UGLY 💩    

What an idiot he was taking that snotty little brat's name

43 days ago
3.

DiM    

I really don't get why you have to (or chose to) change your name when you marry someone.

43 days ago
4.

shakedoggy    

these are great looking peeple. y don't they stop fy-ting and just have sex with each other evryday? wats the problem here?!?

43 days ago
5.

Umanyways    

He's so ugly and RATCHETT there could be another leprechaun movie starring him without the help of special effects make up. Did Avril get warts for touching that toad? And his new fiancé is just marrying him to get a decent paycheck.

43 days ago
6.

Clyde T.M. Nestra    

At least he didn't get her name tattooed in huge script across his chest, back or neck.

43 days ago
7.

CJ    

Get your fonts straight TMZ, it shows your copy and paste abuse!

43 days ago
8.

Na.na.na.na Booboo.....stick ya head in doodoo    

But they deserve each other

43 days ago
9.

Grim reaper    

She is hot why she marry nic cage look a like

43 days ago
10.

bmwm369    

Tool.

43 days ago
11.

Bossy Potato    

Ewww. He took The woman's last name?! What a pu$$y.

43 days ago
12.

LB    

Women should stop fully taking the husband's name too. Keep your own or hyphenate.

43 days ago
13.

Rectum? Damn Nearly Killed Him!!    

What a Homo!!

43 days ago
14.

Mee    

So goes from marrying a drunk to a goat.

43 days ago
15.

hondroid    

This guy is so pathetic and such a ***** I'd be surprised if Avril wasn't the one using a strap-on and making him the wife.

43 days ago
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