Billie Eilish Doesn’t Know Who Van Halen Is & They Think It’s ”Cool”

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Billie Eilish is sorry to that band.

A few weeks in the past, the 17-year-old singer made an look on Jimmy Kimmel the place she talked to the host about her historic Grammys nominations, her first-ever award present efficiency on the 2019 American Music Awards, on turning 18 and on coping with fame.

However what folks on-line have just lately picked up on is that when the “Dangerous Purchase” singer was requested if she may identify any member of American rock band Van Halen, she responded, “Who?” 

To which Kimmel jokingly replied, “I will begin crying.” 

And since it is 2019 and nothing will get previous folks on the web—even when the interview is from a month prior—folks took to social media to present the teen star a tough time over not understanding who Van Halen is. Thoughts you, the band shaped in 1972 and Eilish wasn’t born till 2001.

Additional, the pop star was solely 10-years-old when the band put out their newest album in 2012, A Completely different Form of Reality

Now, the band’s bassist, Wolfgang Van Halen has some phrases for these happening in regards to the “Beautiful” singer. 

On Monday, Dec. 2, the 28-year-old bassist—one of many three Van Halen’s within the band and son of guitarist Eddie Van Halen—took to Twitter to weigh in

“If you have not heard of @billieeilish, go examine her out. She’s cool. If you have not heard of @VanHalen, go examine them out. They’re cool too,” he tweeted. “Music is meant to deliver us collectively, not divide us. Take heed to what you need and do not disgrace others for not understanding what you want.” 

Discuss a stylish and respectful response to the web trolls. 

Additional, many individuals on Twitter additionally rallied behind the younger star. 

One Twitter user wrote, “Van Halen has been trending at #1 simply because Billie Eilish did not know who they had been?! 1. Who cares? 2. She’s 17 3. Who cares?”

“In the event you’re shocked Billie Eilish has by no means heard of Van Halen, I’d like to ask you what music you had been listening to as teenager from 40 years in the past.
That is listening to music from the 1930s whenever you grew up within the ’70s, and the 1940s if you happen to grew up within the ’80s.
Settle down,” another user tweeted

The band Smash Mouth additionally weighed in. “We grew up listening to #VanHalen and we’re outdated as fck so why would @billieeilish know who they’re? #NoDiss,” the band tweeted

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