Wolfgang Van Halen has slammed a “batch of soulless f*ckers” for promoting CBD oil product on social media by falsely implying an endorsement from his father, legendary VAN HALEN guitarist Eddie Van Halen.
Last night, Wolfgang took to Twitter to share a fake People magazine article that had been circulating on the Internet in which Eddie is quoted discussing the healing properties of CBD oil and the calming effect it provided him in the final months of his life.
Wolfgang wrote: “Hey, I’ve gotten enough messages about this sh*t so I figured I’d do my best to shut it down.
He wrote: “This CBD oil thing going around is a scam. Another batch of soulless f*ckers taking advantage of this horrible situation just to make a quick buck. F*cking a—sholes.
“I’ve also seen god awful photoshopped pictures of Al [Van Halen] and Dave [Lee Roth] holding shirts on Facebook as some sort of ‘endorsement’. It’s just more scum of the earth trying to dupe you,” he continued. “Don’t be an idiot. Don’t buy the sh*t. Also if you’re one of the leeches selling this sh*t, f*ck you.”
He later added: “Also, before people start attacking People Magazine, it’s not actually an article from them. This CBD oil company is using it as a template to scam people.
“If you DO happen to know the people behind this, by all means harass the sh*t outta them. You have my blessing.”
Eddie Van Halen died on October 6 at St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica, California, after long battle with cancer. “Alex was by his side, as were Eddie‘s wife, Janie, and son, Wolfgang.