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Avril Lavigne is promoting her new single “I Fell In Love With The Devil,” but it’s causing a bit of controversy. 

The singer shared some teaser photos online to promote the song. 

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In the photos, she’s seen holding a cross. You can see a few of the images below. 

 

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In the comments, people were not happy she was using religious images to promote the song. They were especially mad because her song “Head Above Water” was a hit on the Christian music charts. 

You need Jesus. What was up with the last single, head above water? God saved you and blessed you with another opportunity to choose. Now you have this crap?” one user wrote in the comments. “Man, what a shame. I’ve been a fan since you came out, this is a turnoff. Get your soul right with Jesus. Only one who can save you, yet you hold his cross and blaspheme his name? I pray for your salvation.”

“Are u Christian? Or you are mocking of Jesús?” another said. 

“I’ll hv to unfollow you now… how can you fall in love with Devil when God created you with amazing talend which made so famous…. Thank God for the blessings not Devil…” someone else wrote. 

However, other people praised her for bringing back “goth Avril” and taking a new direction with the song. 

You can listen to the track below. 

More Avril Lavigne news

A few weeks ago, Avril Lavigne announced fall shows in North America, her first tour in five years, for her most recent album Head Above Water. 

Lavigne announced the 15-date tour on her social media with a video.

Check out her video below. 

Head Above Water dropped in February, and it was her first record since the “Sk8r Boi” singer was diagnosed with Lyme disease in 2014. You can listen to the full album below. 

General admission tickets are on sale here. One dollar from each ticket will be donated to the Avril Lavigne Foundation which supports people with Lyme Disease. 

Check out the full list of dates below. 

Dates

09/14 — Seattle, WA @ Paramount Theatre
09/15 — Portland, OR @ Keller Auditorium
09/17 — Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater
09/18 — Los Angeles, CA @ The Greek Theatre
09/21 — Denver, CO @ Paramount Theatre
09/24 — Minneapolis, MN @ State Theatre
09/26 — Chicago, IL @ Chicago Theatre
09/28 — Detroit, MI @ Fox Theatre
10/01 — New York, NY @ Pier 17 at South Street Seaport
10/03 — Boston, MA @ Orpheum Theatre
10/05 — Wallingford, CT @ Oakdale Theatre
10/06 — Toronto, ON @ Sony Centre for Performing Arts
10/08 — Pittsburgh, PA @ Roxian Theatre
10/09 — Washington, D.C. @ MGM National Harbor
10/11 — Philadelphia, PA @ XCite Center at Parx Casino

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