Gene Simmons says ‘life isn’t fair’ in emotional Eddie Van Halen tribute

Rock singer and musician Gene Simmons gave an emotional tribute to Eddie Van Halen on Good Morning Britain this morning after the news of his death was announced on Tuesday (October 6).

Eddie, the co-founder of rock legends Van Halen, died aged 65 after a long battle with throat cancer.

The rock star died at St. Johns Hospital in Santa Monica, US Tuesday, TMZ reported.

Talking about the sad news to GMB presenters Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid, Kiss bassist and co-lead singer Gene, 71, said "Life isn't fair."

Discussing Eddie, Gene said: "He was a kind, beautiful soul. He was a monster talent and it's so sad it was taken away at such a young age.

"He didn't care about fame or have an ego. I wouldn't be fit to shine Eddie's shoes.

"He changed the world and didn't have a bad word to say about anybody."

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