Olivia Rodrigo & Avril Lavigne’s “Complicated” Duet Even Wowed
Chill out, what ya yellin’ for? Olivia Rodrigo gifted
concertgoers in Toronto a sweet treat
when she brought Avril Lavigne on stage for a surprise “Complicated” duet on Friday, April 29. Fan Twitter videos showed Rodrigo on
stage gushing about a woman who “broke down so many barriers and opened so many doors for girls like me,” adding that she
“can’t sing her praises enough.” After hinting that this artist was from Canada, cheering fans caught on to what was
happening when the “Drivers License” singer excitedly announced that she felt “so, so, so lucky” to welcome Lavigne to the stage to sing her 2002 hit “Complicated.”
After the performance at Toronto’s Massey Hall concluded, Lavigne posted on Instagram that she’d just “jumped up to sing ‘Complicated’”
on stage with Rodrigo, adding, “It was very sweet to perform with you tonight on your SOUR tour!!” Tagging her duet partner, she also wrote, “Have an
incredible tour gurl. Keep killing it. Sending you so much love.” In the post’s comments section, even fellow “pop-punk princess” Gwen Stefani chimed in, “this is soooo cute!!”
The next morning, Rodrigo also posted about the “special” night, thanking “dearest” Lavigne for singing with her.
The three-time Grammy winner addressed her friend directly, adding, “look up 2 u so much,” in the Instagram caption.