Pop punk Avril Lavigne has a real-life hero in beau BRODY JENNER - THE HILLS star saved her from drowning during a recent surfing lesson.
The Sk8er Boi hitmaker, who has been linked to Jenner since February (10), was enjoying a personal lesson from the reality TV star in Malibu, California when she was knocked off her surfboard.
But Lavigne was in safe hands - Jenner rushed over to the singer and helped her to the shore, where she recovered from the sea scare, reports America's Star magazine.
A source says, "A big wave flipped her into the water upside down. Brody swam over and dragged Avril to shore, but she'd had the wind knocked out of her - she'd swallowed a bunch of water and was coughing. When Avril realised what happened, she was so thankful Brody was there to save her."
Lavigne split from husband Deryck Whibley last year (09).