Eddie’s estate was in the line of fire when a water main broke and created a mudslide that swept into his yard and filled his pool with mud.
Veteran rocker Eddie Van Halen returned from touring in Canada to his Hollywood Hills home in Los Angeles Monday only to find his backyard and pool flooded with mud and debris caused by a broken water main.
The rock guitarist could have come home to find an even bigger disaster but fortunately, it is only his backyard and pool that suffered from the deluge.
“You’re tired, you’re beat up, you come back to find your backyard completely wasted,” Van Halen’s publicist and live-in girlfriend, Janie Liszewski, told the Los Angeles Times.
She also told the paper that the guitarist’s reaction when he set eyes on his property was, “Where’s the pool?”
“The pool, I don’t even know how to describe it. It’s non-existent. It’s mud,” she said.
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