Fifth anniversary of Chester Bennington’s death: widow commemorates Linkin Park singer

Chester Bennington was considered one of the most important singers in nu-metal. The Linkin Park frontman touched millions of listeners but battled depression and substance abuse for years. He took his own life on July 20, 2017. Now his widow Talinda remembers the singer, who died five years ago today, in a Tik-Tok post.

“I’m just sitting here thinking that I can’t believe it’s been five years since I saw you and kissed you goodbye on your sweet face,” Talinda wrote in her post.

@tmomma1976 5 years. I didn’t think I could breathe this long without you. RIP my love #grief #widow #suicideawarness ♬ Give Me Your Name – Dead By Sunrise

Chester Bennington’s second marriage was to Talinda. In 2006, the two walked down the aisle and had three children. son Tyler Lee Bennington in 2006 and twins Lily and Lila in 2011.