Avril Lavigne kisses Danica McKellar in the name of 'Rock'
August 22nd, 2013
01:23 PM ET

Avril Lavigne kisses Danica McKellar in the name of 'Rock'

Avril Lavigne is obviously a fan of "The Wonder Years."

The newly re-married rocker invited actress Danica McKellar - a.k.a. Winnie from the iconic TV series - to appear in her new music video for the single "Rock N Roll."

And from the look of the five-minute clip, the two became pretty friendly on set.

The premise for the video (which could also double as an advertisement for the Sony Xperia) appears to pay homage to 1995's action comedy "Tank Girl."

In Lavigne's comic-strip mash-up, "the human race is dwindling. Shark attacks on land are on the rise. And the fate of rock 'n' roll is in jeopardy." The only thing that can save it is Avril in fatigues and a post-apocalyptic Winnie Cooper dressed for war.

In between taking on a masked villain, a lobster and something called a bearshark, Lavigne pauses for a makeout session in the car with Danica as a "Wonder Years"-esque narration sets the scene.

After the video was released this week, McKellar, 38, tweeted that her Canadian co-star wasn't half bad.

"Rock N Roll," from Lavigne's upcoming self-titled album, will be released on August 27.


Filed under: Celebrities • Music

soundoff (37 Responses)
  1. Christine

    Come over to my house Danica and I will kiss you all day. Nothing more sensuous then two girls kissing. I may even suck on your tongue, gorgeous lady.

    September 11, 2013 at 5:04 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Flooby

    Avril Lavine is to rock as Yugo was to cars.

    September 10, 2013 at 9:28 am | Report abuse |
  3. blakenaustin

    Stop aggressively promoting the gay agenda. Enough far left crap.

    September 6, 2013 at 6:14 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Jdc

    Freaking hysterical! The Sony phone thing was a bit useless. How big are phones gonna get? It looked like she was putting an iPad up to her head. I guess pants manufacturers are gonna have to start making bigger pockets.

    September 6, 2013 at 9:06 am | Report abuse |
  5. leah

    Nobody cares. Maybe she can kiss the pizza delivery boy to see if she likes that too.

    September 4, 2013 at 7:23 am | Report abuse |
  6. AlucarD

    That would be a fantastic 5 minutes with those 2

    September 3, 2013 at 6:19 pm | Report abuse |
  7. kizmiaz

    Who really cares? How is this a news worthy story?

    September 3, 2013 at 12:28 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Right into the poop she goes....

    I would say a lesbian.

    September 3, 2013 at 11:52 am | Report abuse |
  9. That's right and we got you.

    doc the lesbian.

    September 3, 2013 at 11:50 am | Report abuse |
  10. sandi storm

    who really cares? move on....no story here....just another Hollywood stunt

    September 3, 2013 at 11:39 am | Report abuse |
  11. Janine Derienzo

    lovely outfits.

    September 2, 2013 at 10:44 am | Report abuse |
  12. blakenaustin

    Just another Hollywood qu33r.

    September 2, 2013 at 10:15 am | Report abuse |
  13. free grrl

    As an open Lesbian for many years now I find these pop tarts who try to be 'edgy" kissing each other (girl/girl) not only offensive to me and the LGTB community, but pathetically unoriginal and devoid of any creativity. What a mess of a video!!!

    September 1, 2013 at 1:57 pm | Report abuse |
  14. Dave

    cheap PR... next

    August 31, 2013 at 2:22 pm | Report abuse |
  15. stlRose

    Avril is pretty cute for a snaggle tooth. But I'd prefer to mack on Winnie. Serious girl-crush material.

    August 30, 2013 at 5:19 pm | Report abuse |
  16. Bob

    My new Sony Phone is ringing? Shameless product placement. Horrible music. Was Miley not available to twerk?

    August 28, 2013 at 3:37 pm | Report abuse |
  17. Michele Gouveia Allen

    I liked it. LOL

    August 27, 2013 at 11:07 pm | Report abuse |
  18. Jeff

    Someone did a LOT of acid while coming up with this concept. Anyone else catch that she hit a thrown toddler with a food tray in there. Weird a$s sh!t man.

    August 27, 2013 at 4:24 pm | Report abuse |
  19. JP

    the song is melodically flat, I guess she had to do something to get people to watch (and you know you're hurtin' when you have to inject profanity in your videos to account for your lack of talent), the girl is in need of a good songwriter to produce material for her. shame on cnn to be promoting this crap as entertainment.

    August 27, 2013 at 7:47 am | Report abuse |
    • @JP

      Idiot, she's been doing the same thing for years, YEARS! She also has been using profanity in her songs since day one. If you don't like her fine, but don't think for a moment that she's going to change.

      August 27, 2013 at 10:09 am | Report abuse |
  20. Alvarez

    I'd like to throw stink nuggets at them as they run back and forth on stage.

    August 27, 2013 at 12:49 am | Report abuse |
  21. Chucklehead

    I'd like to bend both of them over a table a butter their muffins.

    August 26, 2013 at 1:30 pm | Report abuse |
  22. SKY

    FACT: KISSING A GIRL...THIS IS OLD NEWS....

    August 25, 2013 at 6:19 pm | Report abuse |
  23. emilyledoux

    For the love of God, take down this site! I used to think CNN was above this type of gruel, but instead is guilty of contributing to the dumbing down and the demise of intelligence of the American public. Then again, what should I expect from the media outlet that is bringing back "Crossfire"? Shame on the talentless celebtrities that would do anything for attention (Avril, Gaga, all the Kardasians, etc, etc), CNN for contributing, and all of us for giving a crap.....

    August 25, 2013 at 12:34 am | Report abuse |
    • Karl Gauss

      "Talentless celebrities"? Danica McKellar has published in a noted physics journal (L Chayes, D McKellar, and B Winn, Percolation and Gibbs states multiplicity for ferromagnetic Ashkin–Teller models on Z2, J. Phys. A: Math. Gen. 31 (1998) 9055–9063) as well as written four math books aimed at teenage girls. So there are two very different areas, acting and math/education/writing that she can make a living at - hardly talentless.

      August 25, 2013 at 2:06 am | Report abuse |
    • Cait

      @ Karl~ emily meant Avril. Obviously Danica isn't an attention-getting celebrity, she actually quite rocks, which is something Avril claims to do but I've never heard anything in her music that I would consider rock, or generally good. So yes, Avril is a talentless hack.

      August 27, 2013 at 4:55 pm | Report abuse |
  24. RCBC

    Now I have to see Budwiser to forget what I read before I stain the rug.

    August 24, 2013 at 1:37 pm | Report abuse |
  25. Derek Quattro

    I heard Bearshark attacks are on the rise this year. Is it due to climate change?

    August 23, 2013 at 1:37 am | Report abuse |
  26. Derek Quattro

    My favorite musicians are Ailee and Crayon Pop, but I still enjoy the occasional English-singing talent now and again. Good ol' Avril making America Proud. Or is she Canadian? Who cares, that kiss was hot.

    August 23, 2013 at 1:12 am | Report abuse |
  27. T

    P.S. What the heck is a Bearshark ?!!!
    Probably the next big SyFy movie to come out next year – Bearshark-anado ! or Bearshark-anami !

    August 22, 2013 at 3:12 pm | Report abuse |
  28. T

    Very interesting music-video !
    Loved Danica McKellar's part in the film. She's uber hot. She needs to be in more films.
    As for Billy Zane, I remember him from the Phantom movie some years back.

    August 22, 2013 at 3:10 pm | Report abuse |
  29. Gross

    God bless these beautiful women for what they've done to repair American / Canadian foreign relations. Now, let's do it again, ladies, only with fewer articles of clothing this time around.

    August 22, 2013 at 2:26 pm | Report abuse |
  30. Peace ☮

    That's "Winnie"? What hap'd to her cat eye glasses?

    August 22, 2013 at 1:30 pm | Report abuse |
    • ※Sadie※

      Somebody needs to take the eye makeup away from those girls!

      August 22, 2013 at 10:57 pm | Report abuse |

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