Avril Lavigne: In Her Own Words

AUDIO GALLERY: The "Girlfriend" singer talks about her big moments, from her wedding to the Grammys and high school

  • MONTECITO, CALIF., 2006 photo | Avril Lavigne, Deryck Whibley

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Updated: Friday Apr 13, 2007 | 09:20 AM EDT


With helicopters and paparazzi buzzing, Lavigne, 22, says she was "pretty nervous and antsy" on her wedding day July 15, but it was the classic affair she had wanted – down to her Vera Wang gown. "That was the big 10-lb. dress that I could barely walk in," says Lavigne (with her husband, Sum 41 singer Deryck Whibley). Click below to hear more about the ceremony and "rock and roll" reception.