Famous punk rock couples Avril Lavigne and Mod Sun have called it quits on their relationship after about a year close to their engagement. The news about the breakup of the couple had been confirmed by the representative of Avril Lavigne on February 21.
When enquired about the break-up news, the representative of Mod Sun gave a reply which hinted that Mod Sun was unaware of the news.
He stated that the couple was engaged three days back when Mod Sun left for tour and if there were any new updates about their relationship, it would be news to him also. Mod Sun has not replied or commented on the news himself as he is currently busy with his tour.
The news about the breakup of the couple started to surface after Avril Lavigne was spotted along with rapper Tyga and a group of other friends in Malibu, California where they were out for dinner.
While there has been no clear indication about the status of their relationship, sources claim that Avril and Tyga are ‘just friends.’
The news about the breakup came as a shock to the fans as the couple was much liked by their fans and they were spotted happily with each other till recently.
If you are looking to know more about the relationship between Avril Lavigne and Mod Sun, here is the entire timeline of their relationship.
Avril Lavigne And Mod Sun’s Relationship Timeline
Singer Derek Smith who is professionally known as Mod Sun proposed to the ‘Sk8er Boi’ singer on March 27 and received a yes for his proposal. The couple had been dating for over a year and he proposed to Avril. According to Avril’s statement, the proposal was a very romantic moment.
The couple was in a boat in the Seine river in Paris, one of the most romantic cities in the world. They were accompanied by champagne, roses, and violin music when he popped the question and she remembers the moment when she felt like time stood still for them.
Their music had always been one of the major connecting factors for the couple. They also met and got connected through music while they were working on a song together.
The rumor about Avril and Mod Sun being in a relationship started to surface after the two were spotted leaving after dinner together in Los Angeles in February 2021.
From then they both attended different functions together and even featured works like Flames and Love Sux where each of them appeared together.
Here is a quick glance into the relationship timeline of the couple.
◾ January 2021: The First Meet
Avril Lavigne and Mod Sun met for the first time in January 2021, when they both were working on Mod’s 2021 single Flames.
When asked about the start of their relationship, Avril replied that they both had a strong unstoppable connection right from the beginning and that he made her day better.
As they started to spend more time together, things turned out to be working really well, and their connection felt really natural.
Even though Avril had just been out of a relationship at that time, she did not hold back and according to her heart she ‘just followed her heart.’
While she was confused about getting into a relationship too long after getting out of a long relationship, she was ready to see where it took her and decided to go on with the relationship and that’s where it all started.
◾ January 22, 2021: The Flames Music Video
Avril Lavigne and Mod Sun appeared together in Mod Sun’s 2021 single Flames. The music video opened with Avril’s vocals and also featured her in the video, where she is shown fading into a foggy cemetery.
While Mod takes on the dong from there on, Avril appears in between the song, and the couple is portrayed playing instruments while leaning on each other back-to-back. The video successfully captured the love and passion that existed between the couple back then.
◾ September 9, 2021: Going Public On Instagram
Avril Lavigne and Mod Sun had been very expressive about their relationship and the couple had made many public appearances together.
Even though they posted content together on their Instagram before this post, those were mostly related to the promotional works for their song Flames.
But on September 9, 2021, Mod Sun posted a photo where he is kissing Avril Lavigne on her cheeks.
He accompanied the photo with a caption that said that he was very lucky and that he loved ‘this girl’ so much, which was pretty much more than a hint that the two were involved in a relationship.
◾ September 12, 2021: Red Carpet Debut As A Couple
Mod Sun and Avril Lavigne did not hold back on their debut red-carpet appearance in 2021. While Avril rocked a pink plaid suit, Mod appeared in a black suit covered with patches at the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards.
Avril also presented an award at the event. Later, Mod shared the pictures of the couple with a caption that said ‘Everything is a dream when I’m with her..’
◾ September 27, 2021: The Birthday Tribute For Avril
For the 37th birthday of his girlfriend, Mod Sun made Avril and their fans go crazy with a stunning and thoughtfully written poem, which he posted on Instagram along with a series of photos of the couple together.
The poem which he posted as the caption for their photos described Avril Lavigne as a radiant, graceful, soulmate angel and also his favorite person in the world. He ended the note by wishing a happy birthday to his ‘little icon.’
◾ February 14, 2022: Valentine’s Day Post On Instagram
On Valentine’s day of 2022, Mod Sun expressed his love for his girlfriend through a photo and a really heartfelt caption.
The photo featured Mod sweeping up his girlfriend on the beach and walking towards the ocean. He used words like ‘soulmate,’ ‘his favorite person in the world,’ and ‘the person he was born to be with’ to describe Avril Lavigne.
◾ April 3, 2022: The Kiss At The 2022 Grammy Awards
Avril Lavigne and Mod Sun stole the show when they shared a kiss on the red carpet during the 2022 Grammy Awards. The picture at the moment went viral as it was very much loved by their fans. Avril was also a presenter for the ceremony.
◾ April 8, 2022: They Got Engaged!
Mod Sun proposed to Avril Lavigne on April 8, 2022, in Paris. Mod shared a picture of the couple where he is kneeling before Avril on the banks of the river Seine with the iconic Eiffel Tower in the background.
He posted the photo describing his love for Avril and ended the caption by saying that she said yes to his proposal. He gifted her a custom-made heart-shaped diamond ring, which Avril posted on her Instagram profile after the proposal.
◾ April 19, 2022: A Paris-Themed Engagement Party
After getting engaged in the City of Romance, the couple celebrated their engagement through a Paris -themed engagement party.
The party featured elements like miniature Eiffel Tower models and different types of drinks and food. Avril and Mod Sun shared pictures from the party where the couple is all smiles and happy.
◾ August 28, 2022: Together At The VMAs Red Carpet
Avril Lavigne and Mod Sun appeared together for the 2022 VMAs. The couple walked the red carpet in matching black outfits. Avril was also a presenter for the event and she was nominated for the best alternative video that year.
◾ September 27, 2022: Another Poem for Avril’s Birthday
Mod Sun went all out with his writing skills when he wrote another poem for his beloved for her 38th birthday. He expressed his love for Avril through thoughtful and love-filled words.
◾ February 21, 2023: Avril’s Representative Confirms the Couple’s Breakup
While it has not been officially confirmed by Mod Sun or any of his representatives, Avril Lavigne’s representative confirmed that Avril Lavinge and Mod Sun are no longer in a relationship and that they have ended their relationship.