Avril Lavigne, pop punk star and former wife of Nickelback singer Chad Kroeger, has confronted Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on his snide put-down of the rock group, saying he is “promoting bullying”.
The Canadian singer was prompted by a recent promotional video for an AI system called Jarvis. In the video, Zuckerberg asks Jarvis to play him “some good Nickelback songs.”
“I’m sorry, Mark, I can’t do that,” Jarvis replies. “There are no good Nickelback songs.”
Lavigne, who was married to Kroeger for two years, wrote that the social media entrepreneur was using his platform irresponsibly, stating that his “jab” at the band was “in poor taste”.
She posted the following message on Twitter: