The musicians played together in Van Halen after Wolfgang replaced founding member Michael Anthony on bass
Roth, a founding member and lead singer of Van Halen, expressed contempt toward Wolfgang, the band's bass player and son to the late Eddie Van Halen and actress Valerie Bertinelli, in a YouTube video shared on Wednesday.
The video begins with a fake interview that refers to Wolfgang, 32, as Jesus Christ as he mocks him for benefitting from nepotism.
“Bro, I want people to know I got this job because of my talent,” a Wolfgang impersonator says. “I would have this job anyway, even if my dad wasn’t God. I just want people to know I got this job because of my talent."
Roth, 69, then mocks Wolfgang — who replaced original Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony — for allegedly claiming the singer didn't pay attention to him onstage.
According to Roth, the younger Van Halen threw a woman — whom Wolfgang thought was Roth's girlfriend but was actually an accountant in charge of payroll for the tour — out of two concerts to get back at him for it.
Roth also shared the video on Instagram and captioned the post, "This F—in’ Kid."
Wolfgang has yet to respond to the video or Roth's comments.
On Thursday, Wolfgang is set to play Jimmy Kimmel Live! with his band Mammoth WVH. Meanwhile, Friday marks what would've been Eddie Van Halen's 69th birthday.
Roth left Van Halen after the release of their hit album 1984 to pursue a solo career. He then returned in 1996. Then, in 2007, Eddie replaced founding bass player Anthony with his own son and Roth took over as frontman again. Wolfgang and Roth were members of the band up until Eddie's death in 2020 at age 65.
Wolfgang recently married longtime girlfriend Andraia Allso and they spoke to PEOPLE about honoring their loved ones in the ceremony.
"One of the things that I really wanted was a way to bring Wolf's dad into it," Andraia told PEOPLE ahead of the couple’s wedding ceremony.
"We'll be having an empty chair that would've been his at the ceremony,” she explained, noting that in another area of their home, “We cleared out all the bookshelves and we've just lined them with photos of our family, our loved ones, people who've passed, people who couldn't make it. We want everyone included and everyone to be able to also think of them on our special day.”
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