UPDATE – DEC 13, 12:56 PM ET: Avril has tweeted the following message to her supporters.
Thank you to all the fans for the sweet get well messages and all the tweets. I appreciate the lovely notes and well wishes from everyone.
— Avril Lavigne (@AvrilLavigne) December 12, 2014
UPDATE — 4:30 PM ET: Following up with Billboard, a rep for Avril has confirmed that the DM exchange posted by @AvrilMusicChart was authentic. The health issue could not be specified but it was confirmed that Lavigne is not pregnant, as some have speculated. — Fans of Avril Lavigne are sending their love to the singer through social media after she reportedly told a Twitter fan that she was suffering “health issues.” Twitter fan page Avril Music Charts tweeted a snippet of her alleged conversation with the Canadian star to her over 16,300 followers on Sunday, revealing the reason for the Canadian star’s absence from the spotlight. “I feel bad because I haven’t been able to say anything to the fans to let them no [sic] why I’ve been absent. I’m torn as I’m quite private,”; Lavigne reportedly told her fan through direct message. “I’m having some health issues.”
“; I’m not feeling well. I’m having some health issues. So please keep me in your prayers. “; – Avril Lavigne — Avril Lavigne Charts (@AvrilMusicChart) December 7, 2014
//platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsLavigne has yet to release a statement addressing her absence but appears to have confirmed the authenticity of the claims when she thanked Avril Lavigne Charts for the well-wishing hashtags. Unconfirmed rumours have since been claiming that the health issues could stem from a pregnancy.
Lavigne has not been spotted since her 30th birthday celebration in September where she celebrated without husband Chad Kroeger by her side. In November, Kroeger brushed aside divorce rumours when catching with ET Canada in Los Angeles. “You know, I get to hear all the rumour mill stuff. I find it very amusing,” he said.
Stay tuned for more developments.