Eddie Van Halen’s Son Blasts ‘US Weekly’ For Publishing ‘Lies’ About Family

Wolfgang Van Halen, the son and bandmate of legendary guitar player Eddie Van Halen, has fired off a furious tweet at US Weekly for turning his dad’s death into “entertainment.”

The 29-year-old bass player has used social media only sporadically since his father passed away last month, following a years-long battle with cancer.

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Van Halen took exception, however, to a cover story in the entertainment magazine which features his mom Valerie Bertinelli alongside the headline, “Love, Loss & Staying Strong.”

“F— this, and f— you US Weekly,” Van Halen writes. “The only thing printed in this piece of toilet paper that’s true is that we all loved my father. This is not a new interview. My mother did not speak to them for this. That is all.”

The thread continues, “I know what a lot of you are going to say. … Read the rest