Avril Lavigne posted a TikTok video with Tony Hawk, and fans are now wrongly assuming that the pair are dating.
If you grew up in the 2000s you were no doubt obsessed with Avril Lavigne.
With her trademark pink bangs, schoolgirl fashion and iconic tracks Sk8er Boi, Girlfriend, Complicated and What The Hell, the 36-year-old was the epitome of cool.
Now, after a little while away from the limelight, she’s back with her TikTok debut, and fans have been quick to speculate her love life.
Avril Lavigne makes TikTok debut with Tony Hawk
This week, Avril Lavigne joined the social media app TikTok, and her first video has gone down really well with fans.
The multi-award-winning singer enlisted the help of American professional skateboarder Tony Hawk to recreate her hit single Sk8er Boi, and the video is bringing so much nostalgia.
Wearing her signature 2000s look, a black vest, shorts and loose school tie, Avril sat in front of the beach and lip-synced to the 2002 song.
Then, the video transitioned to Tony Hawk who wore the same school tie and did a series of tricks on his skateboard.
Fans wrongly assume the pair are dating
Okay, let’s make one thing clear. Just because two people appear on social media together, does NOT mean they’re dating.
As soon as Avril posted the TikTok, fans instantly began assuming that her and Tony were an item. Are people not allowed to be friends these days?
“So are Avril Lavigne and Tony hawk dating now or what?” one person tweeted.
Another said: “Wait are Avril Lavigne and Tony Hawk dating bc that would be soooooo meta.”
Tony Hawk is the most famous Sk8er Boi of all time, which is presumably why she enlisted his help for her TikTok video. There’s no more to it than that.
Besides, Tony has a wife, and Avril has a boyfriend!
Who are Avril and Tony dating?
Tony Hawk has been happily married to his wife of five years, Catherine Goodman. The pair wed in June 2015 after meeting in 2010, but not much is known about their relationship.
Meanwhile, Avril Lavigne is dating musician Mod Sun with whom she collaborated on her recent track Flames.
A source exclusively told E! in February 2021: “Working together has brought them closer and Avril has a history of falling for people that she works with. She falls in love with them for their musical creativity and expression. Her working relationships often turn romantic.”
“Avril and Mod Sun have been spending a ton of time together and getting to know each other better,” they continued.