05:40 PM EDT 04/10/2015
Originally posted 04/08/2015 04:30PM
Nearly a year after Deryck Whibley almost killed himself from drinking too much alcohol, the Sum 41 lead vocalist now says he's "in the best shape" of his life and realizes "there's this whole world out there."
Originally posted 05/27/2014 07:30PM
Deryck Whibley is on the mend.
Originally posted 05/20/2014 05:30PM
Deryck Whibley made his first public appearance since nearly dying from drinking too much alcohol.
Originally posted 05/18/2014 09:20AM
Avril Lavigne's ex-husband, Deryck Whibley, has gone public about his battle with alcohol addiction in a candid post on his website that prompted Lavigne to Tweet her support.
Originally posted 03/15/2012 05:55AM
Avril Lavigne had some special support at a party to launch her Abbey Dawn accessories line in L.A.: her ex-husband, Deryck Whibley!
The Sum41 rocker came out to the JustFabulous party at the Viper Room, and even shared a hug with Lavigne, who reportedly split from her boyfriend Brody Jenner in January. Whibley also posed for pictures at the event and congratulated Lavigne on her hard work.
And Lavigne wasn't simply enjoying her party: she performed a set packed with her hits (including "Girlfriend" and "My Happy Ending") for a packed house, which included Taylor Momsen, Mena Suvari and Kimora Lee Simmons, who introduced the rocker before her performance. (The concert was also streamed live on the Internet for fans who couldn't make it.)
Originally posted 08/12/2010 12:35PM
A slipped disc and a doctor's warning just wouldn't stop the rock – at least not at first.
After news broke that Sum 41 canceled their appearance on the Vans Warped Tour so lead singer and guitarist Deryck Whibley could recover from a back injury sustained in Japan, the band has released new footage documenting their time overseas. It shows Whibley undergoing an MRI and then performing with his band – against doctor's orders.
Originally posted 08/11/2010 07:00PM
Deryck Whibley, still recovering from injuries after being attacked in Japan, and his bandmates have decided to cancel their spot on the Vans Warped Tour this week so he can fully recover.
"Knowing that they are unable to deliver their signature high energy show, Sum 41 made the tough decision that a break is needed while Deryck begins rehabilitation for the slipped disc," the group said in a statement Wednesday.
The rocker's condition has not improved but he "is expected to make a full recovery with the necessary treatment and rest," says the band.
Originally posted 08/07/2010 10:00AM
It's been a bumpy ride for Deryck Whibley.
The Sum 41 rocker, whose ex Avril Lavigne filed for divorce last year, was apparently attacked at a bar in Japan Thursday and sent to the hospital.
A message, posted early Friday morning, on the band's Facebook fan page says, "It is unfortunate to say, but Deryck Whibley is still in the hospital. He was attacked late last night in Japan. We are waiting for results and we are hoping for the best. Thanks for your support."
Three men attacked Whibley in a bar and police in Japan, where the band is playing the Summer Sonic rock festival, are investigating the incident, according to EOnline.com.
Originally posted 01/26/2010 12:40PM
Avril Lavigne says she still has a relationship with her ex-husband Deryck Whibley – a working relationship.
The 25-year-old singer, who is a guest judge on this season's American Idol, and the frontman of Sum 41, filed for divorce in October after more than three years of marriage.
"We still work together all the time," she tells Ryan Seacrest on his KIIS radio show. "He's one of my best friends ... We've been friends for a really long time, and we always will be. We're family and we have a connection."
Originally posted 10/03/2009 07:55PM
Less than a month after amicably splitting from wife Avril Lavigne, Deryck Whibley hit the town in Las Vegas Friday night.
The Sum 41 singer celebrated the 20th anniversary of The Mirage where he was spotted getting close with a new woman – model/designer Hanna Beth Merjos.
Following dinner at Stack – which Whibley and Merjos entered hand-in-hand – the pair then headed to the Slash and Friends show, which featured a performance by the Guns N' Roses guitarist, as well as Tommy Lee and Daughtry.
Whibley and Merjos were later spotted getting cozy at Jet Nightclub with friends until leaving just before 3 a.m.
A rep for Whibley tells PEOPLE: "Deryck is in Las Vegas celebrating a friend's opening with a group of his close friends, including his best friend Rob Dipple and Rob's girlfriend."
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