From “Girlfriend” to Wife, singer-songwriter Avril Lavigne is engaged to boyfriend Mod Sun! The couple made the announcement of their engagement on their Instagram accounts. Avril’s black and white post confirmed that Mod popped the question on 27th March this year.
Mod Sun proposed to Avril in the city of love, Paris with a beautiful view of the Eiffel Tower behind them. Congratulations to the happy couple! Some of you may not know who Mod Sun is, so here are 7 facts about Avril’s soon-to-be husband.
1. Mod Sun is a musician
Derek Ryan Smith, who goes by the stage name Mod Sun, is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and rapper from Bloomington, Minnesota.
Mod has actually been in the music business since 2004 when he joined his first band Sideline Heroes and then later Four Letter Lie. He started his career as a solo artist in 2010 when he released his first EP “The Hippy Hop EP”. Mod released his new single “Rich Kids Ruin Everything” back on 11th March.
2. His stage name is an acronym
In an interview with Nylon, Mod revealed that his stage name is actually an acronym for ‘Movement On Dreams, Stand Under None’. “It is all based off of manifestation, the law of attraction. When I found Bob Dylan, coincidentally, at the same time, I found “The Secret”, and those two things created me,” he said.
3. The couple started dating in February 2021
Just days after sharing she needed a break from men, Avril met Mod Sun. Rumours began spreading that the two singers were dating when they were seen out together back in February 2021.
In an interview with People, Avril shared she originally planned to stay single after her last relationship. “I was getting out of a big relationship, and for the first time in my life, I thought I should probably be single. I got together with Mod Sun to write a song. We just clicked. I was like, ‘Should you be doing this?’ It was fun and exciting,” she said.
4. Mod Sun is besties with Machine Gun Kelly
Mod Sun first met Machine Gun Kelly while on Warped Tour in 2012 and the two became instant best friends. Mod Sun’s 2020 single “Karma” was personally picked out by MGK who wanted Mod to show his truest self through the song. The two also collaborated on Mod’s song “Stay Away”.
5. Mod Sun collaborated with K-pop boy group Tomorrow X Together
Other than their senior RM from BTS, Mod Sun was also one of the writers for TXT’s song “0X1=LOVESONG (I Know I Love You)” feat. Seori, the title track for the group’s album “The Chaos Chapter: FREEZE”. Mod Sun was the featured artist for the remix version of the song.
6. Mod Sun was in a polyamorous relationship
Some of you may be curious about Mod Sun’s exes. This may come as a surprise to those who didn’t know but before dating Avril, Mod Sun was in a relationship with both internet personality Tana Mongeau and actress Bella Thorne at the same time.
After the 3 broke up, he continued his relationship with Bella which resulted in marriage and divorced all in the span of 15 months. He then rekindled his romance with Tana before breaking up again in 2020.
7. Mod Sun’s proposal post on Instagram
Ending this list on a very happy and sweet note. Mod Sun’s Instagram post of their engagement is enough to make anyone melt. Being a songwriter in love, sweet words just comes naturally to him. Mod Sun wrote a beautiful poem in the caption expressing his love for Avril.
Congratulations again to both Avril Lavigne and Mod Sun on their engagement! May they have a long and happy marriage.
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