"I remember talking to my friends on the phone and they're getting ready for exams, and I was like, 'ha, ha, ha.'" I was supposed to do home schooling and I was supposed to read books, but I didn't do it. Basically I'm a high school dropout."
Lavigne, whose third album "The Best Damn Thing" debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Top 200 album chart, chats with host Lynn Hoffman and performs her single "Girlfriend," her first-ever hit "Complicated," and several other songs from her new album.
Artists scheduled to appear on future episodes include The Goo Goo Dolls on July 29, country music star Toby Keith on Aug. 5, blues-rock band Blues Traveler on Aug/ 12 and rocker Meat Loaf on Aug. 19. Nine additional episodes are planned for production in 2007.
"Private Sessions" premieres on A&E on July 22 t 9:00 a.m. ET