Avril Lavigne To Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg: Stop Bullying Nickelback

Christina Lee | December 23, 2016 12:33 pm
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Avril Lavigne won’t tolerate jabs at Nickelback, from anyone.

Earlier this week, Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed his new AI home technology, Jarvis. In a promo video, Mark asks Jarvis (voiced by Morgan Freeman) to play some good Nickelback songs. “I’m afraid I can’t do that,” Jarvis replies. “There are no good Nickelback songs.”

So on Twitter, Avril addressed Mark directly. She calls his joke good old-fashioned bullying. “Many people use your products — some people love them and some people don’t,” her open letter reads. “Either way, you’re allowed your musical opinion; however, your jab at Nickelback is in poor taste.”

Avril signs off with a few choice hashtags, including #TheJokeIsOld and #NickelbackHasSoldOver50MillionAlbums. She and frontman Chad Kroeger separated last fall after being married for two years, though clearly they’re still in good terms.

See Mark Zuckerberg’s video and read Avril Lavigne’s response below.

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