01 Conspiracy: Avril is Dead

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Have you heard that Avril Lavigne, the original Sk8er Boi, died in 2003 and was replaced by a body double named Melissa?
In this episode of Heard This? we explore the origins and ‘evidence’ behind the mindboggling Avril replacement conspiracy theory. 
 
Music: Sly – Bryant Lowry (obtained from Podcastle) 
 
Episode Sources: 
‘Avril Esta Morta’ Blogspot
https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/shortcuts/2017/may/15/avril-lavigne-melissa-cloning-conspiracy-theories 
Independent: Avril Lavigne Responds to Rumours she Died and was replaced by a body double named Melissa
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-trending-39921209
https://www.buzzfeed.com/ryanhatesthis/whyd-you-have-to-go-and-make-things-so-complicated?utm_term=.iv0RQ1wRn#.awGDgwlDR

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