Valerie Bertinelli Shares Memories of Late Ex-husband Eddie Van Halen with Sweet Throwback Pics
On October 6, legendary rock star Eddie Van Halen passed away at the age of 65. Struck with grief, his ex-wife and mother of his only child Valerie Bertinelli took to social media to mourn with the world. Bertinelli shared sweet throwback photos on her Instagram story. On one of the images, she wrote:
“The night we met.”
On another photo, Bertinelli revealed that that night was in Shreveport, L.A., late in August 1980. The old picture showed Bertinelli putting her arm around the iconic guitarist’s shoulder as they posed for the camera.
By Christmas that same year, the two were already very close. Bertinelli shared a photo of her hugging the rocker in Christmas cheer.
A heartwarming photo of the former couple taken at the Los Angeles Forum in 1981 showed how happy and close Bertinelli and the guitarist were together.
Eddie Van Halen passed away on October 6 after reportedly battling cancer for a long period of time.
Bertinelli also shared a sweet family photo of her and Van Halen with their adorable little boy having fun together in NYC’s Central Park carousel. Shortly after Van Halen’s death, Bertinelli took to Twitter with a heartfelt tribute:
“40 years ago, my life changed forever when I met you. You gave me the one true light in my life, our son, Wolfgang.”
She revealed that she and Wolfgang got to spend Van Halen’s last moments with him and expressed how grateful she was that they were able to hold him in those fleeting moments.
Eddie Van Halen passed away on October 6 after reportedly battling cancer for a long period of time. The renowned rockstar left an unforgettable legacy behind him that would continue to live on long after he passed.