Eddie Van Halen’s Wife Shattered By His Death, Rock World Mourns Too
Eddie Van HalenHis wife’s wife is heartbroken over the death of her life partner … as are the rest of the rock world, who share personal tributes to the great guitar legend.
Janie Liszewski posted a recollection Wednesday, writing … “My Husband, My Love, My Peep.” She adds, “My heart and soul were shattered into a million pieces. I never thought it was possible to cry so many tears or feel such incredible sadness. Our journey together didn’t always fail. was easy, but in the end and we still have a connection. “
She went on to say that their love will stay alive. She said instead of saying goodbye … she will just say “so long” as she hopes they will one day meet in Heaven. Janie also asks Eddie to look after her and their shared Pomeranian dog, Kody.
Janie has been with Eddie for 11 years now – they got together in 2009. Previously he was married to Valerie Bertinelli for over 20 years … who also posted in his honor.
Other salutes poured in from rock icons from the same era and beyond – including messages from Gene Simmons, who called Eddie a “superhero,” adding he “is heartbroken.” Ozzy Osbourne said Eddie “It looks so easy”, and his former teammate Sammy Hagar, said he was “heartbroken and speechless.”
Other tributes have come from Nikki sixx, Chip, Paul Stanley, Geezer Butler, Billy Idol, Keith Urban, Tony Iommi, Pantera, Pearl Jam and so many other acts. They all had kind words to share, most of them relating to the fact that Eddie was a trailblazer and inspiration for their own careers.
Plus, it wasn’t just the musicians who weighed in on Eddie’s death – comedian Dane cook said Eddie’s music made him feel alive. Mark Hamill called Eddie, “One of rock’s most extraordinary guitar virtuosos and Jimmy kimmel said that a conversation he once had with Van Halen was “two of the best hours of my life”.
As we reported, Eddie died on Tuesday after a battle with throat cancer. He was 65 years old.
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