Twitter Mourns Chester Bennington’s Death After Shocking Suicide
The world is struggling to come to grips with the death of Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington.
Bennington, 41, committed suicide and his body was found Thursday morning (July 20), TMZ first reported.
Social media was quick to react to the devastating news of the singer’s death, with those in the music and entertainment industries, as well as many others, expressing their grief. Bandmate Mike Shinoda and Rihanna were among those who took to Twitter to speak out.
Shocked and heartbroken, but it's true. An official statement will come out as soon as we have one.
— Mike Shinoda (@mikeshinoda) July 20, 2017
no words. so heartbroken. RIP Chester Bennington.
— Imagine Dragons (@Imaginedragons) July 20, 2017
I am in tears.Chester just told me how happy he was…..He was such a sweet and talented man……Ifeel so sad for his family,band mates and fans
— Nikki Sixx (@NikkiSixx) July 20, 2017
RIP Chester. Tragic ending. Condolences his family and friends and Linkin Park
— Lil Chano From 79th (@chancetherapper) July 20, 2017
Chester was one of the kindest men I've had on my show. My heart breaks for his family and friends. He will be missed terribly.
— Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) July 20, 2017
Chester Bennington. TMZ reporting has died. He is so brilliant. Showed myself and others an incredible amount of love. He will be missed.
— Talib Kweli Greene (@TalibKweli) July 20, 2017
song of the day: NUMB – LINKIN PARK pic.twitter.com/7itrfa0Sz6
— Rob Thomas (@ThisIsRobThomas) July 20, 2017
— Constantine Maroulis (@ConstantineM) July 20, 2017
Label mate and all around nice cool talented guy. We came up at the same time at @wbr. Fuck. RIP Chester.
— josh groban (@joshgroban) July 20, 2017
Oh dear God. Massive R.I.P to Chester Bennington of @linkinpark this BREAKS OUR HEART. Suicide is the devil on earth walking amongst us
— OneRepublic (@OneRepublic) July 20, 2017
We lost another legend R.I.P. Chester Bennington of (linkin park) prayers up for the family so sad
— juicy j (@therealjuicyj) July 20, 2017
My God, please say it isn't so…
— Mark McGrath (@mark_mcgrath) July 20, 2017
Saddened to learn about the passing of the talented Chester Bennington from Linkin Park. My heart breaks for his family and children.
— Ashley Greene (@AshleyMGreene) July 20, 2017
If you or someone you know is struggling to cope, @800273TALK
— Dale Earnhardt Jr. (@DaleJr) July 20, 2017
Linkin Park was important to many of us growing up who felt lost or alone. RIP Chester Bennington
— Beth Evans (@bethevansart) July 20, 2017
RIP Chester Bennington of Linkin Park. I do what I can to spread mental health awareness. WE ALL MUST DO MORE. #EnoughIsEnough
— Mauro Ranallo (@mauroranallo) July 20, 2017
RIP CHESTER BENNINGTON YOU ARE TOO GOOD FOR THE EARTH. GOD BLESS YOUR FAMILY
— The Iron Sheik (@the_ironsheik) July 20, 2017
RIP Chester Bennington. His voice and LP were the sound of a generation. Massively influential to me and countless others. Very very sad.
— Ben Barlow (@ben_barlyo) July 20, 2017
RIP Chester Bennington Linkin Park brought Rock back in the early 2000s 17 years later it goes silent.. pic.twitter.com/RttGXZJQy3
— P.J. (LateHeda)☣ (@petrinajc) July 20, 2017
— Eric West (@EricXWest) July 20, 2017
RIP Chester Bennington. This feels like a kick in the chest. My December has pulled me through many times. Depression is a real monster.
— Gabby Sidibe (@GabbySidibe) July 20, 2017
RIP Chester Bennington If anyone ever needs to talk I am here. Such a sad loss for the music world… pic.twitter.com/ZGFQCX4k4H
— Chrissie Rowlands (@ChrissiePanda) July 20, 2017
I tried so hard
And got so far
But in the end
It doesn't even matter
RIP Chester Bennington of Linkin Park.
— E (@esheikh_) July 20, 2017
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Phone Number
RIP Chester Bennington.
Another preventable Suicide. pic.twitter.com/gafVk4oRdE
— Leonard Misner (@Leonard_Misner) July 20, 2017
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