Avril Lavigne Kisses Winnie Cooper And Fights A Bearshark In Her New Music Video

But wait, it gets even more random.

Avril Lavigne has released the music video for her new single “Rock N Roll.”

It’s the second single off her upcoming studio album, set to be released later this year.

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The video is truly bizarre, in the best way possible.

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Let’s walk through some of the best moments, shall we?

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1. The opening scene, which is just one huge shameless product placement for Sony.

“Oh sorry, my Sony water-proof phone is ringing!”

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2. When Avril takes a call to reflect upon the complexity of her own lyrics.

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3. When you realize the world of rock is in peril and somehow Billy Zane is involved.

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You know, Billy Zane. The guy who wasn’t Leo in Titanic.

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4. When Avril is all dressed for battle, but her faithful sidekick is totally stuck in office attire.

Someone missed the memo.

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5. When, out of nowhere, it’s revealed her partner-in-crime is Winnie Cooper from The Wonder Years.


No seriously, that’s Danica McKeller.

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6. The moment she pays homage to her past lyrical genius.

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7. When she hit a solid grounder with this creepy doll.

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8. When she takes a minute to give the waitress a totally punk rock makeover.


Much better!

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9. When lobsters are used as a form of weaponry.

Just, why?

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10. When the evil lobster pulls out a switch-blade and everything just gets real SO fast.

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It’s a lobster people.

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11. When the dog is driving the get-away-car, and everyone seems totally fine with it.

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12. When everything becomes animated just long enough for the dog to crash the car.

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13. When the dog doesn’t make it, and everyone takes a moment to mourn his death.

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14. When the grief becomes too much, so Avril makes out with Winnie Cooper.


I repeat, Avril Lavigne made out with Winnie Cooper.

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15. When the video gives a nod to The Wonder Years with some thoughtful voice-over dialogue.

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16. When there is Bearshark.

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17. The moment everyone realizes the Bearshark species can’t move too swiftly.

Slow motion charge.

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18. When Avril stands over the Bearshark’s decapitated head, completely triumphant.

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It’s important to note she killed the bearshark with a motorized chain saw guitar.

Where can we get one of those?

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19. And Billy Zane totally approves of it all.


Thanks for all your help Billy, geez.

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All in all, just another day in the life of a punk princess.

Never change Avril, never change.

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Sarah Karlan is the Deputy LGBT Editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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