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Jack White Honors Eddie Van Halen During 'Saturday Night Live' Performance - Watch

Jack White used his time on the Saturday Night Live stage to honor Eddie Van Halen.

During his performance on the show on Saturday (October 10), the 45-year-old singer had a special guitar that was placed in the background during his first performance of his collab “Don’t Hurt Yourself” with Beyonce.

Before the show, Jack to his Instagram to share a closer look at the guitar, which was made special in honor of Eddie.

I thought it could be a nice gesture for me to use this blue Eddie Van Halen model guitar for one of the songs tonight on SNL. The guitar was designed by Eddie (with a few customizations I had added),” Jack explained, sharing photos from the making of the guitar.

“Eddie was very kind to me and saw to it that this guitar was made for me to my specs. I won’t even insult the man’s talent by trying to play one of his songs tonight,” Jack shared, adding, “Thanks again Eddie for this guitar and rest in peace sir.”

Eddie sadly died earlier this week after a battle with cancer. He was 65.

Valerie Bertinelli Remembers Ex-Husband Eddie Van Halen After His Death

Valerie Bertinelli is remembering her ex-husband Eddie Van Halen.

The 60-year-old actress and Food Network host took to her Twitter on Tuesday (October 6) to share a touching tribute honoring the musician after their son Wolfgang, 29, announced that Eddie had passed away after a battle with throat cancer.

“40 years ago my life changed forever when I met you,” Valerie wrote, while sharing an old family photo. “You gave me the one true light in my life, our son, Wolfgang.”

“Through all your challenging treatments for lung cancer, you kept your gorgeous spirit and that impish grin,” Valerie continued. “I’m so grateful Wolfie and I were able to hold you in your last moments. I will see you in our next life my love.”

Valerie
and Eddie married in 1981 before separating in 2001 and getting divorced in 2007.

Valerie
, Wolfgang, and Eddie‘s wife Janie Liszewski were all with him in the hospital when he died.

Eddie Van Halen Dead at 65 After Throat Cancer Battle

Van Halen musician Eddie Van Halen has tragically passed away at the age of 65 after a long battle with throat cancer.

The musician passed away on Tuesday (October 6) at St. Johns Hospital in Santa Monica, California with his wife Janie by his side as well as his son Wolfgang and his brother Alex. No official statement has been released at this time.

TMZ reports that in the last three days his health had deteriorated as they discovered the cancer had invaded his brain and other organs.

Eddie had been quietly battling throat cancer for years.

Eddie‘s career as a musician spanned decades as the lead guitarist for the rock band Van Halen.

Our thoughts are with his family, friends, and loved ones during this difficult time. RIP.

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