Tributes flood in for Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington

| Updated: Jul 21, 2017 08:51 IST

New Delhi [India], July 21 (ANI): Fans, friends and colleagues have paid tribute to Linkin Park's Chester Bennington, who was found dead in his Los Angeles home shortly before 9 am Thursday. Following news of his death, Bennington's Link Park bandmate Mike Shinoda took to Twitter to confirm the news, writing, "shocked and heartbroken, but it's true. An official statement will come out as soon as we have one." <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Shocked and heartbroken, but it&#39;s true. An official statement will come out as soon as we have one.</p>&mdash; Mike Shinoda (@mikeshinoda) <a href="https://twitter.com/mikeshinoda/status/888112045190561793">July 20, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> From Rihanna to One Republic to Jimmy Kimmel, many others took to social media to express their grief over the untimely death of the 41-year-old. <blockquote class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned data-instgrm-version="7" style=" background:#FFF; border:0; border-radius:3px; box-shadow:0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width:658px; padding:0; width:99.375%; width:-webkit-calc(100% - 2px); width:calc(100% - 2px);"><div style="padding:8px;"> <div style=" background:#F8F8F8; line-height:0; margin-top:40px; padding:37.429643527204504% 0; text-align:center; width:100%;"> <div style=" background:url(data:image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAACwAAAAsCAMAAAApWqozAAAABGdBTUEAALGPC/xhBQAAAAFzUkdCAK7OHOkAAAAMUExURczMzPf399fX1+bm5mzY9AMAAADiSURBVDjLvZXbEsMgCES5/P8/t9FuRVCRmU73JWlzosgSIIZURCjo/ad+EQJJB4Hv8BFt+IDpQoCx1wjOSBFhh2XssxEIYn3ulI/6MNReE07UIWJEv8UEOWDS88LY97kqyTliJKKtuYBbruAyVh5wOHiXmpi5we58Ek028czwyuQdLKPG1Bkb4NnM+VeAnfHqn1k4+GPT6uGQcvu2h2OVuIf/gWUFyy8OWEpdyZSa3aVCqpVoVvzZZ2VTnn2wU8qzVjDDetO90GSy9mVLqtgYSy231MxrY6I2gGqjrTY0L8fxCxfCBbhWrsYYAAAAAElFTkSuQmCC); display:block; height:44px; margin:0 auto -44px; position:relative; top:-22px; width:44px;"></div></div> <p style=" margin:8px 0 0 0; padding:0 4px;"> <a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BWx1hCWDYZX/" style=" color:#000; font-family:Arial,sans-serif; font-size:14px; font-style:normal; font-weight:normal; line-height:17px; text-decoration:none; word-wrap:break-word;" target="_blank">???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? Literally the most impressive talent I&#39;ve ever seen live! Vocal beast! #RIPChester #LinkinPark</a></p> <p style=" color:#c9c8cd; font-family:Arial,sans-serif; font-size:14px; line-height:17px; margin-bottom:0; margin-top:8px; overflow:hidden; padding:8px 0 7px; text-align:center; text-overflow:ellipsis; white-space:nowrap;">A post shared by badgalriri (@badgalriri) on <time style=" font-family:Arial,sans-serif; font-size:14px; line-height:17px;" datetime="2017-07-20T18:37:20+00:00">Jul 20, 2017 at 11:37am PDT</time></p></div></blockquote> <script async defer src="//platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">no words. so heartbroken. RIP Chester Bennington.</p>&mdash; Imagine Dragons (@Imaginedragons) <a href="https://twitter.com/Imaginedragons/status/888101160984469504">July 20, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Chester was one of the kindest men I&#39;ve had on my show. My heart breaks for his family and friends. He will be missed terribly.</p>&mdash; Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) <a href="https://twitter.com/jimmykimmel/status/888100651217047552">July 20, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Oh dear God. Massive R.I.P to Chester Bennington of <a href="https://twitter.com/linkinpark">@linkinpark</a> this BREAKS OUR HEART. Suicide is the devil on earth walking amongst us ??</p>&mdash; OneRepublic (@OneRepublic) <a href="https://twitter.com/OneRepublic/status/888103112602505216">July 20, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">RIP Chester. Tragic ending. Condolences his family and friends and Linkin Park ????</p>&mdash; Lil Chano From 79th (@chancetherapper) <a href="https://twitter.com/chancetherapper/status/888103270706819073">July 20, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> (ANI)
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