Avril Lavigne Dismisses “Hilarious” Rehab Rumors Amid Speculation About Health Problems

Avril Lavigne
Avril Lavigne took to Twitter to address some of the speculation about her health, calling rumors that she's in rehab "hilarious" Taylor Hill/Getty Images

Avril Lavigne may not be ready to tell the world what's wrong with her health, but she has no problem saying what isn't wrong with it. On Tuesday, Dec. 23, the "Keep Holding On" singer took to Twitter to shut down speculation that she's in rehab.

The mystery of Lavigne's undisclosed health issues first began earlier this month, when a fan account, Avril Lavigne Charts, shared a screenshot of a direct message conversation with the 30-year-old pop star. In the conversation, which the singer's rep verified as authentic, Lavigne wrote that she'd been staying out of the spotlight because she wasn't feeling well.

"I feel bad because I haven't been able to say anything to the fans to let them [know] why I've been absent," she shared. "I'm having some health issues. So please keep me in your prayers."

The "Sk8er Boi" performer has remained mum on specifics, but she has responded to fans' warm wishes on Twitter. On Saturday, Dec. 20, she retweeted a "get well" message from a follower in Indonesia, adding, "means so much to me. thank u."

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