David Crosby Under Fire as Eddie Van Halen Fans Call Tweet About the Late Singer 'Horribly Offensive' | 22 Words

In the wake of Eddie Van Halen's shocking death, social media users have started to notice one offensive final post about the star.

It was announced last week that the legendary guitarist, Eddie Van Halen, has sadly passed away.

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He was just sixty-five-years-old.

Almost instantly, the whole world went into mourning.

Eddie co-founded the iconic rock band Van Halen...

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And he was renowned for his unique and intricate guitar skills.

Eddie had been a concrete member of the band for decades...

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And, up until his final day, music has been his life and his passion.

Eddie's son, Wolfgang Van Halen, announced the terrible news yesterday...

And, quickly, tributes began pouring in.

It's a tragic loss...

And people all over the world have been left heartbroken.

Wolfgang confirmed that his father passed away following a lengthy battle with throat cancer.

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He had been battling the disease for over a decade, and his journey finally came to an end at St. John's Hospital in Santa Monica.

But, just before he succumbed to the dreadful illness...

Eddie had been quite active on social media.

The guitarist frequently posted on his Instagram account...

And he wasn't afraid to show off his wicked sense of humor with his 457K followers.

In the aftermath of his death...

People noticed his "touching" final Instagram post.

Just 5 months ago, Eddie had shared this photo of him and his brother, Alex...

Alongside the caption: "Happy Birthday Al!! Love Ya!!"

But now another social media post has gained attention.

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By another legendary musician, David Crosby.

He Tweeted some pretty uncool about Eddie's death.

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And it's safe to say, the internet wasn't pleased about it.

Here's what he said.

Not great, David...

He has since apologized.

...Sort of.

Rest in Peace, Eddie.

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Our thoughts and condolences go out to his family and friends during this terrible time. As this turbulent year rattles on, let's take a second to look back at all the famous faces we have tragically lost this year.