Some people have had worse 2016s than others.
With many people glad to see the back of what has been deemed one of the worst years in living memory it’s easy to forget that some people have real problems.
Pop singer Avril Lavigne, who was married to Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger until their separation in 2015, has hit back at Facebook inventor and media mogul, Mark Zuckerberg after he made negative comments about her former husband’s band.
Avril has remained on friendly terms with Chad and rushed to his defence when Zuckerberg released a video about his new artificial intelligence app, Jarvis, where he makes fun of Nickelback.
“Play us some good Nickelback songs,” Mark asks Jarvis.
Jarvis replies: “I’m sorry Mark, I’m afraid I can’t do that…there are no good Nickelback songs.”
Mark responds: “Good. That was actually a test.”
Avril has reponded on Twitter with the following message:
— Avril Lavigne (@AvrilLavigne) December 23, 2016
These Twitter reactions to Zuckervigne-gate will make your Christmas Eve Eve:
Dear 2016, "WHY'd YOU HAVE TO GO AND MAKE THINGS SO COMPLICATED???" – Avril Lavigne
— Kaivan Shroff (@KaivanShroff) December 23, 2016
LMAO I FORGOT AVRIL LAVIGNE AND THE NICKELBACK GUY WERE MARRIED THATS WILD
— Shep™ (@theironshep) December 23, 2016
AVRIL LAVIGNE IS TRENDING ON TWITTER RIGHT NOW AND IM OVER HERE CRYING BC SHE DIED 13 YEARS AGO. RIP IN PEACE WE LOVE YOU pic.twitter.com/JAOZZbIwTy
— devin cor(wiener!) (@devvincorrwin) December 23, 2016
Avril Lavigne is going to end 2016 in a fight with Mark Zuckerberg over Nickelback.
Some people are having worse 2016s than others.
— Alex Goldschmidt (@alexandergold) December 23, 2016
Plus, when you have as much (metaphorical) weight as Zuckerberg, you would do well to use your power to make people aware of more important issues that are going on in the world.
Bullying is never acceptable and, although the joke was probably made without any intended maliciousness, it’s never nice to be made fun of, least of all by one of the most powerful people in the world.
Zuckerberg has yet to reply to Lavigne’s statement, but maybe he’ll echo Lavigne’s own words that, “everyone has their own opinion on everybody.”
Let us know whose side your on using the comments box below. Peace out bros.