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Avril Lavigne Rocks Vancouver Olympics Closing Ceremony

Avril Lavigne Rocks Vancouver Olympics Closing Ceremony

Avril Lavigne rocks the house during a surprise performance at the Closing Ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics at BC Place in Canada on Sunday (February 28).

The 25-year-old Canada native performed her hits “My Happy Ending” and “Girlfriend” at the ceremony, which also included remarks and performances by Neil Young, Catherine O’Hara, Michael J. Fox and Michael Buble!

Late last week, Avril was spotted leaving the Alice in Wonderland premiere after party with ex Deryck Whibley.

FYI: Avril is wearing a Tom Binns for Disney Couture Red Queen Bracelet.


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47 Responses to “Avril Lavigne Rocks Vancouver Olympics Closing Ceremony”

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  1. 1
    vike64 Says:

    she was AMAZINGG…Great Performance.!!

  2. 2
    uhiik Says:

    http://www.youtube.com/user/KhemicalDaawg

  3. 3
    yikes Says:

    I APOLOGIZE ON BEHALF OF ALL CANADIANS. THE’ MUSICAL’ ACTS WERE AWFUL AND STUCK IN 2005.

  4. 4
    Kelly Says:

    I agree with yikes. I also apologize on behalf of all Canadians. Avril Lavigne, Nickelback, Simple Plan, Hedley?? Seriously is that the best they could do? Eeek! At least they had Alanis and Buble..

  5. 5
    Elena Says:

    she’s awesome!

  6. 6
    sickle Says:

    I would also like to apologize to the world for the choice of musical acts. At least NBC cut their broadcast before this embarrassment happened.
    We redefine indie rock over the past few years and they force everyone to listen to that crap? The only athletes that looked excited were a handful of Japanese girls. CTV actually caught one girl shaking her head in disgust during Avril’s performance, and then when she realized she was on camera she hid behind some guy.
    Seriously, VANOC? SERIOUSLY!?

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    evalynn Says:

    i thought she did great. the music was just whatever, the point of the closing ceremony was to have everyone come together, to party. why does it matter what music you’re listening to.

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    bandit Says:

    I too apologize on behalf of Canada…such poor musical acts, embarassing!

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    yikes Says:

    Um cause it makes Canada look bad and lacking in musical talent!
    Its like all we have are annoying has-beens and never-was.

  10. 10
    annasaurus Says:

    They should have at least had Celine Dion or Shania Twain. I too apologize for Canada. When I heard, Simple Plan, I just facepalmed.

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    tdub55 Says:

    Despite some of the musical acts not being top, top shelf, at least people got to see them, instead of our idiotic network, NBC, cutting away from his to show the indesribably lame Seinfeld show. So bad. All in all, I thank Canada for EVERYTHING they did for the Olympics. Great opening ceremony, wonderful facilities and events, a GREAT hockey final and a moving, then truly hilarious and wifty closing ceremony. Thanks, Canada, you really did yourself proud.

  12. 12
    Diego Says:

    Y do u guys hate on Avril?? she’s the most famous Canadian isn’t she? I’m not Canadian btw lol

  13. 13
    Catalina Says:

    I can’t believe they chose someone who literally spit on someone to perform in the closing ceremonies. Number one reason i did not watch it.

  14. 14
    I n F a m o u s l y C o o l Says:

    …ahahahahahaha

  15. 15
    Ang Says:

    My god, she sounded like she was slowly strangling a cat.

    Seriously terrible. Which considering it was prerecorded lipsync. Has she never heard of autotune? Use it girl, seriously.

    Now I just have this shriek in my head:
    AAA JUSSS WAAANNNN BBBBBB YURRR GURRLLLFRENDDDDDD

    But at least she was better than listening to that Emo whinner, Alanis.

  16. 16
    Ang Says:

    @Diego:

    I hate on her she’s a triple threat: She can’t sing, cauliflower has better stage presence, and I’ve never seen an interview where she didn’t come across as a snotty, unpleasant, poser.

  17. 17
    Rhonda Says:

    Loved the Canadian Olympics, job well done!

  18. 18
    Jessica Says:

    I’m PROUD to be CANADIAN. But I do APOLOGIZE for the miserable musical acts :(
    I swear, we could have done better!

  19. 19
    yupper Says:

    Where was Blue Rodeo?

  20. 20
    Liz Says:

    Oh Canada, did you loose all your national pride when you lost the ice hockey match? You can do so much better than Avril.

  21. 21
    slambang Says:

    Avril is horribly overrated and untalented. But Canada is still awesome. (I’m American, BTW, but I do love Canada!)

  22. 22
    Kristen Says:

    Um, Liz… where have you been? Canada WON the hockey game, thank you very much :)

    http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/02/sports/olympics/02sandomir.html

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    jessica Says:

    Haha oh my Catherine was right, we do apologize! But honestly guys they are the musical talent we have. Get over it. But we still have the gold in hockey!

  24. 24
    Sweet Jebus Says:

    Apologies for these bands accepted.

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    bbwloversmatch Says:

    I love her smile

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