According to recent rumors, Van Halen’s legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen is battling with throat cancer for a while, and he’s currently treated for that reason. But there’s no official announcement about the rumors that we’re reading for the last three or four days.

Today, Alternative Nation has shared a new update about Eddie Van Halen’s health status from a former relative of him. Eddie’s ex-wife Valerie Bertinelli’s brother, David Bertinelli has a some details about the rumors. Here’s what he said to AN:

“I spoke to Ed less than 2 weeks ago and he sounded good; the same as I have known for over 30 years.

He also sent me a text Thursday thanking my son for the Thank You picture he had drawn for a guitar Ed donated to the school.”

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Two days ago, Eddie Van Halen has shared an Instagram post, and that post caused great curiosity about his health status. The fans were write some comments about his rumored health issues, but he didn’t responde to any of that comments.

Here’s Eddie’s statement which he wrote for that Instagram post:

“When I heard Jennifer Hope’s ‘trailer remix’ version of “Runnin’ With The Devil” I was blown away.

It is a very powerful, unique approach, and I couldn’t have done better myself! #music #newmusic #newmusicfriday #vibe @jenniferhopemusic @rhino_records”

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