TORONTO – Less than 24 hours after Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger’s engagement announcement, tweeters were in for another jolt. #Chavril, the couple’s new moniker started trending in Canada. Celeb name mash-ups aren’t new, however.
Global News looks at the top 10 celeb couple names that have made headlines and hashtags in the past.
1. Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore: Ashmi
Moore, 49, has 15 years on her ex-husband Kutcher. The couple started dating in 2003 and married in 2005. In 2009, they were some of the first celebs to use Twitter to gush about their relationship.
2. Kevin Federline and Britney Spears: Spederline
Kevin was Britney’s back up dancer when he fell in love with her. (He also had a pregnant girlfriend at the time.) Brit Brit and Kevin got married in 2004 and have two sons together. They are now divorced.
3. Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez: Bennifer
The media-friendly couple called their on-again, off-again engagement off for good in 2004. Lopez had been married twice before.
4. Connor Kennedy and Taylor Swift: TaCo
He’s 18 and a Kennedy, she’s country music’s favourite ‘it’ girl who likes to sing about her romantic relationships. We don’t think this moniker is going away any time soon.
5. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie: Brangelina
The super famous couple met on the set of the movie Mr.and Mrs.Smith in 2004. They have three adoptive and three biological children together. Their relationship is one of the most reported worldwide.
6. Kanye West and Kim Kardashian: Kimye
Many say Kim and Kanye’s relationship is a PR stunt, however the couple seems to be the real thing, according to Kim Kardashian herself. The couple has known each other for over a decade.
7. Justin Theroux and Jennifer Aniston: Jethroux
Brad Pitt’s famous ex, Jennifer Aniston, just announced her engagement to actor Justin Theroux. She became famous by being part of the hugely popular show, Friends.
8. Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger: Chavril
The Canadian rockers surprised everyone when they announced their engagement on Tuesday night. Lavigne is 27 and Kroeger is 37. They will appear in Hello Magazine’s September issue to share their love story.
9. Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson: Robsten
The ‘Twilight’ couple has been out of the spotlight since it was revealed that Stewart had an affair with married director Rupert Sanders. He is reportedly ‘heartbroken
10. Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes: TomKat
Just 53 days after Holmes first filed for the split, the couple’s divorce is final today.
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