Nickelback's Chad Kroeger on Fiance Avril Lavigne: Not Interested in the "World's Opinion"

September 6, 2012 By:

It only took five weeks after Canada’s greatest export Nickelback rocker Chad Kroeger met Canada’s other greatest export singer Avril Lavigne for him to ask her to marry him.

Just five weeks?!

Yes, Kroeger knows how to count up to five. No, he doesn’t care.

“I try not to take too much interest in the world’s opinion of our relationship,” Kroeger tells People magazine in the issue out tomorrow on their dash-to-the-altar romance. “I just know the both of us are very happy.”

“We can’t wait to start our life together,” the rock singer adds.

Apparently when Kroeger presented Lavigne with the 14-carat diamond engagement ring from XIV Karats Beverly Hills, he admits he hadn’t even introduced the “Complicated” singer to his parents yet.

Well, actually, clarification: they met over speaker phone.

“My mom is a huge fan of Avril’s,” Kroeger says to Hello! Canada. “So putting her on speaker phone and telling her the news was hilarious and equally embarrassing.”

Like a modern day Sid and Nancy, it’s just Chad and Avril against the world. Hey, maybe that can be the tagline for the reality show we’ll surely get in an accelerated period of time too. Say, five weeks?