Mike Shinoda, Rihanna, and More Mourn Linkin Park Singer Chester Bennington

Bennington. Photo: NBC/Getty Images

As news broke Thursday that Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington had died at age 41 of an apparent suicide, immediately celebrities from the music world and beyond offered an outpouring of condolences. Here’s how everyone from Bennington’s bandmate Mike Shinoda to Talib Kweli to Jimmy Kimmel to Ryan Seacrest are honoring the late singer.

When reached for comment, Warner Bros. CEO Cameron Strang said:


“Chester Bennington was an artist of extraordinary talent and charisma, and a human being with a huge heart and a caring soul. Our thoughts and prayers are with his beautiful family, his band-mates and his many friends. All of us at WBR join with millions of grieving fans around the world in saying: we love you Chester and you will be forever missed.”

Celebrities Mourn Linkin Park Singer Chester Bennington