Wrestling World Reacts to Eddie Van Halen’s Passing

Wrestling World Reacts to Eddie Van Halen's Passing

The world of music is in shock as legendary guitarist and co-founder of famous American hard-rock band Van Halen, Eddie Van Halen has passed away at the age of 65 due to throat cancer.

Van Halen died at St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica, California, where he was admitted on Tuesday. His son Wolfgang Van Halen had the following to say after his father’s demise:

“I can’t believe I’m having to write this, but my father, Edward Lodewijk Van Halen, lost his long and arduous battle with cancer this morning. He was the best father I could ever ask for. Every moment I’ve shared with him on and off stage was a gift. My heart is broken and I don’t think I’ll ever fully recover from this loss. I love you so much, Pop.”

Eddie Van Halen’s death has severely impacted the professional wrestling community as well. WWE Superstars of past and present like Iron Sheik or Bray Wyatt, as well as pro wrestlers from other promotions like Chris Jericho, have reacted to Van Halen’s passing. We’ve compiled them all below.

We at Sportskeeda extend our condolences to the family and friends of Eddie Van Halen. May his soul rest in peace.


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