"She dumped him and told him she was leaving him. She wants to move on," a source told Us, adding that she forced him out of their $9.5 million, 12,000-square-foot estate in L.A.'s Bel Air community. Whibley, 29, "is crushed," another insider told Us then.
The following day, Lavigne confirmed on her blog that she was separating from her Sum 41 rocker husband.
"I am grateful for our time together, and I am grateful and blessed for our remaining friendship. I admire Deryck and have a great amount of respect for him. He is the most amazing person I know, and I love him with all my heart," she went on. "Deryck and I are separating and moving forward on a positive note."