Eddie Van Halen’s Widow Janie Express Her Feelings About Her Dance Partner: ‘I Am So Grateful For His Friendship’
Late Van Halen guitarist Eddie Van Halen‘s wife Janie Van Halen shared a post on her official Instagram page opening up about her emotions for her dance partner and close friend Louie Martinez, apparently, Janie is beyond grateful for having such a friend like Louie.
As many of you remember, 2020 has been cruel to many of how, however, most likely not as painful as it has been for Janie Van Halen due to the fact that she lost three family members throughout last year. First, she shared a post on her official Instagram page announcing that her brother Tom passed away on June 17, 2020.
After this heartbreaking incident, her husband, legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen passed away nearly four months later on October 6, 2020, after losing his long battle with throat cancer. As if it was not enough losing his brother, Janie Van Halen also lost the love of her life.
Approximately two months after the loss of Eddie Van Halen, the third devastating news came from Janie Van Halen as she shared a picture with her mother on her official Instagram account and revealed that her mother passed away on 23 November 2020.
Recently, Janie Van Halen shared a post on her official Instagram page revealing that she wanted to express her gratitude for having his dance partner who became her best friend through time. Janie stated that her best friend, Louie Martinez has been there for her and helped her during the darkest times, therefore, she displayed her appreciation in addition to praising Louie.
Here is what Janie said:
“I wanted to express my gratitude for this guy, my #dancepartner, #wrestlingpartner, #businesspartner who through the course of time has become my #bestfriend. He has been by my side through all the pain and sadness, held me while I cried, brought some calm to the chaos, been the voice of reason when I couldn’t think straight. He is an amazing, selfless, caring man who has never asked for or expected anything from me. I am so thankful for his #friendship and support and it just goes to show that males and females can just be friends, nothing more, nothing less. Thank you, Louie Martinez, for being my friend. You have carried me through many storms, know that I would and will do the same for you.”
You can click here to see the Instagram post.