Wolfgang Van Halen has put Reelz on blast for the latest episode of their Autopsy: The Last Hours Of… series that chronicles his late father Eddie Van Halen.

Wolfgang took to Twitter and wrote, “F— @ReelzChannel, f— everyone that works on this show, and f— you if you watch it. F—ing disgusting trying to glamorize someone’s death from cancer. Pathetic and heartless.”

Wolfgang, understandably, has suffered no fools on social media when it comes to both his father and his mother, Valerie Bertinelli. Back in November 2020, Wolfgang criticized Us Weekly for featuring his mother on the cover of the magazine with a caption that read, “Valerie Bertinelli’s Untold Story: Love, Loss & Staying Strong.” That was followed by two sub-captions that read, “Secrets to her dangerous marriage to Eddie Van Halen” and “Her dark past revealed: How she found peace at 60.”

Wolfgang shared a photo of the Us Weekly cover and tweeted, “F— this, and f— you, @usweekly. 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.”

Wolfgang added in a follow-up tweet, “I know what a lot of you are going to say. ‘Just ignore it, bro!’ I’m not going to stand by and let people publish lies and make my family’s tragedy someone else’s entertainment.”


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Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well-versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice. #TransRightsAreHumanRights

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