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.
via: GettyHe was just sixty-five-years-old.
Almost instantly, the whole world went into mourning.
I’m speechless rn. Eddie Van Halen played such an important part in my formative music years. I owe so much of my l… https://t.co/v3Fn4BHzyo— Anthony Anta (@Anthony Anta)1602013572.0
Wow, RIP Eddie Van Halen, one of the best to ever pick up the guitar. what a sucky year this is :( https://t.co/agLG4TDJSn— AD (@AD)1602014647.0
RIP Eddie Van Halen 😔🎸 this one hurts— oh its Blake (@oh its Blake)1602013598.0
Oh man, while Van Halen was never my type of music, Eddie was one of the - if not THE - most influential guitar pla… https://t.co/UE5CdofArz— James A. Janisse (@James A. Janisse)1602013364.0
Eddie Van Halen has died. Many more eloquent than me will discuss his musical achievements, so I'll just note that… https://t.co/timv6MUYMn— Timothy Burke (@Timothy Burke)1602013287.0
Oh FFS, 2020 just keeps on getting shittier. RIP Eddie Van Halen, very sad news!— Andy B (@Andy B)1602014338.0
Rest In Peace Eddie Van Halen. You were so spectacular to see in concert, one of the best.— Katie (@Katie)1602014338.0
What....no.....Eddie Van Halen.... ):— BLM (@BLM)1602014399.0
RIP Eddie Van Halen! Truly one of the greatest guitarists ever!— Larry R. Butterfas (@Larry R. Butterfas)1602014647.0
RIP Eddie Van Halen x— sharon (@sharon)1602014560.0
OMG no no.. Eddie Van Halen dead? THE EDDIE VAN HALEN IS NO MORE? I am absolutely done. The Guitar God is gone.— Rajdeep Das (@Rajdeep Das)1602014559.0
Eddie co-founded the iconic rock band Van Halen...
via: GettyAnd he was renowned for his unique and intricate guitar skills.
Eddie had been a concrete member of the band for decades...
via: GettyAnd, 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.
https://t.co/kQqDV7pulR— Wolf Van Halen (@Wolf Van Halen)1602012396.0
It's a tragic loss...
And people all over the world have been left heartbroken.
The world lost a legend today... RIP Eddie Van Halen https://t.co/C2sY2TcmOx— Will Rodgers (@Will Rodgers)1602012779.0
Wolfgang confirmed that his father passed away following a lengthy battle with throat cancer.
via: GettyHe 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...
The guitarist frequently posted on his Instagram account...
Just 5 months ago, Eddie had shared this photo of him and his brother, Alex...
But now another social media post has gained attention.
via: Getty ImagesBy another legendary musician, David Crosby.
He Tweeted some pretty uncool about Eddie's death.
via: Getty ImagesAnd it's safe to say, the internet wasn't pleased about it.
@thedavidcrosby I appreciate @thedavidcrosby too much for this to get in the way, but a much better answer would ha… https://t.co/GSHYZF8nLo— Alex Skolnick (@Alex Skolnick)1602435176.0
Here's what he said.
Not great, David...
Meh .... https://t.co/rncBUS0tnw— David Crosby (@David Crosby)1602359496.0
He has since apologized.
Sorry ..just meant he does not move me much https://t.co/qR0LOLBnB1— David Crosby (@David Crosby)1602360360.0
Hendrix changed the world of guitar. Nobody else really ...look I get it ..many of you loved Van Halen ....and th… https://t.co/umJQn4gdN7— David Crosby (@David Crosby)1602465067.0
Rest in Peace, Eddie.
via: GettyOur 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.