David Crosby apologized for the comments he made about the late Eddie Van Halen, which upset people shortly after the rocker’s death at the age of 65.
Crosby took to Twitter on Tuesday to apologize to all fans of the Van Halen guitarist who may have offended him when he hinted in earlier tweets that the late guitarist was not exactly his cup of tea.
In his latest tweet on the subject, Crosby apologized for not respecting anyone so soon after their deaths, admitting that he forgot that Van Halen had just died when he gave an enthusiastic “fur” in response to a fan who asked for his thoughts on the Dutch born guitarist.
“Yes, Van Halen fans, I just threw away an answer that wasn̵
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The 79-year-old singer Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young further upset fans before his tweet with an apology, seemingly doubling his criticism of Eddie, noting that the rocker “is not for me”.
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“Hendrix changed the world of the guitar. No one else really … look, I understand .. many of you loved Van Halen …. and once when I met, he was nice …. and he was talented … to me it means not him I care so much … and I don’t … it doesn’t mean he wasn’t good, he was, but he wasn’t for me, “he tweeted.
Fans of both Van Halen and Crosby seemed pleased with the latter’s meacula, opening up on Twitter to download it.
Van Halen’s son, Wolfe, took to Twitter on October 6, a few days before Crosby’s “meh” tweet, to announce that his father had died after a long battle with cancer.
“He was the best father I could ever ask for. Every moment I shared with him on stage and off stage was a gift,” Wolfe wrote at the time. “My heart is broken and I don’t think I will ever fully recover from that loss.”
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“I love you so much, Pop,” he concluded.