Wolfgang Van Halen has harshly criticized an upcoming TV documentary special focusing on the death of his late father and rock legend Eddie Van Halen.
“F- @ReelzChannel, f- everyone that works on this show, and f- you if you watch it,” he tweeted in response to the news of the upcoming Reelz Channel documentary titled Autopsy: The Last Hours of Eddie Van Halen.
“F-ing disgusting trying to glamorize someone’s death from cancer. Pathetic and heartless,” the 31-year-old Mammoth WVH founder wrote.
Eddie Van Halen’s ex-wife Valerie Bertinelli also responded with a single-line tweet, “Good Christ this is disgusting.”
The Autopsy: The Last Hours Of. docuseries looks into the deaths of global celebrities and “people whose untimely deaths surrounded by scandal and intense media attention” using post-mortem reports and medical evidence.
The episode surrounding the last hours of Eddie Van Halen will be broadcast on Sunday.
Van Halen, who struggled with alcoholism and drug abuse, died of a stroke at Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, on October 6, 2020, at the age of 65.
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