Chester Bennington: Celebrities React to Singer's Shocking Suicide

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Earlier today, we reported the shocking news that Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington has committed suicide.

He was just 41 years old.

Bennington's musical abilities made him a sought-after collaborator, and his kindness earned him countless friends throughout the industry.

Here are some of the most moving reaction to the singer's shocking death:

1. Rob Thomas

Rob Thomas
The Matchbox 20 singer posted the above photo of Bennington, along with the words, "Sonf of the day: NUMB - LINKIN PARK"

2. Vicky Cornell

Vicky Cornell
The widow of Chris Cornell paid tribute to Bennington. Chester was a close friend of her husband's, and his suicide came on what would've been Chris' 53rd birthday.

3. Jimmy Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel
Like many others, Jimmy Kimmel reflected on Bennington's kindness.

4. Chance the Rapper

Chance the Rapper
Chance is one of many rappers who has expressed a fondness for the way Bennington and his bandmates fused rock and hip hop.

5. Mark McGrath

Mark McGrath
Sugar Ray singer Mark McGrath joined the scores of musicians who paid tribute to both Bennington's talent and his warmth.

6. Dale Earnhart Jr.

Dale Earnhart Jr.
Earnhart encouraged anyone who's experiencing self-harm to seek immediate help.

7. Steve Aoki

Steve Aoki
Aoki was one of many within the industry who considered Bennington a close friend.

8. Dana White

Dana White
UFC mogul Dana White offered a simple tribute to the late singer.

9. Paul Stanley

Paul Stanley
Paul Stanley of KISS fame also urged fans to seek help if they're struggling emotionally.

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