Avril Lavigne Thanks Fans For Support Post-Bar Brawl

Brody Jenner, who was with Lavigne, is pressing charges against his attackers.

Avril Lavigne has been receiving lots of love from her fans after news broke that she was hurt in a bar fight in Los Angeles in the early hours of Sunday morning. The singer is grateful for the support she's been receiving.

"Wanted to thank all of my fans, friends and family for their support over the last couple of days. Saw all ur comments and emails xo thank u," she wrote via Twitter. In a previous tweet, she said, "#ViolenceIsNeverTheAnswer."

In the aftermath of the weekend fight at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, police confirmed to E! News that Brody Jenner, who was with Lavigne at the time of the incident, has pressed charges against his attacker or attackers (according to reports, there were up to five).

Jenner filed a police report for assault with a deadly weapon. He was allegedly hit with a broken bottle while out partying with Lavigne.

In a statement from his manager, Jenner also thanked his fans for the well wishes he has received since the incident. "Brody Jenner is recovering at home after being assaulted in an unprovoked attack this past Saturday night. He appreciates all the calls of support and well wishes," the statement reads, according to the Los Angeles Times. "As this is an ongoing police investigation, there will be no further statements at this time."

Although little is known about the events of the night, sources tell

target="_blank">UsMagazine.com that the altercation took place at Beacher's Madhouse at the Roosevelt. "At first, the girl called Brody something and that set Avril off so she talked sh-- back to them," the source said, adding that Lavigne initially got into an argument with a woman.

"Brody came over aggressively and got involved," the source said. "They were scuffling on the floor. ... Brody was the aggressor and had five guys with him. When they finally got up Brody was bleeding." Another man reportedly came to the defense of the woman Lavigne was fighting.

The source added that "there was no bottle with blood and no bottle broken or anything like that [visible]."

Representatives for Lavigne had not responded to MTV News' request for comment by press time.


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