Valerie Bertinelli appeared on the TODAY show and talked about how she and her son Wolfgang have been doing since Eddie Van Halen’s passing.
“We’re doing OK,” she said. “We spent the holidays together. I’ll see [Wolfgang] later today. We’ve been spending a lot of time together.”
Bertinelli become emotional when a photo of her with Wolfgang and Eddie together was displayed on the screen.
“It’s hard,” said Bertinelli. “I’ve gone to text to text him a few dozen times. I was like, ‘Oh, I can’t text him right now.'”
Bertinelli also took a moment to thank host Carson Daly for an interview he did with Wolfgang in the weeks after his father’s passing.
“It really touched my heart. And you handled him and you were so good to him, and I just want to, as a mom, thank you so much,” she said.
At the time, Wolfgang opened up to Daly about his personal grief since losing his father, saying some days are better than others.
“It doesn’t seem like the pain is ever really gonna go away,” said Wolfgang. “You just kinda figure out how to carry it a bit better.”
You can watch Bertinelli’s interview with on TODAY at their website HERE.