Chester Bennington was one of the most popular singers in Hollywood. He was the lead vocalist of the highly popular and beloved band Linkin Park. The singer’s beautiful yet sad lyrics resonated with fans across the world. The song, One More Light, still manages to bring tears to the eyes of millions of fans five years after the singer’s death. Recently, the star’s wife shared a video on TikTok remembering him on his death anniversary.
Chester Bennington’s wife shares video remembering the late singer
Chester Bennington passed away due to suicide in 2017 at the mere age of 41. The singer had three children with his wife, Talida Bennington. It is no doubt that the tragedy severely impacted his family. Now, five years after his death, Talida Bennington shared a video to remember her husband. In the video, the singer’s wife can be seen looking across a field while wearing a pink shirt and glasses, while the text in the video read,
“Just sitting here thinking that I can’t believe it’s been 5 years since I last saw you and kissed your sweet face goodbye.”
The TikTok’s caption gave an insight into the late singer’s wife’s grief and read,
“5 years. I didnt think I could breathe this long without you. R.I.P. my love #grief #widow #suicideawarness.”
Talinda Bennington celebrated birthday of late husband, Chester Bennington by sharing his picture on Instagram
In March, the singer’s wife shared a picture of the Linkin Park singer on his birthday with the caption,
“Happy Birthday my love! We miss you so much. The pain doesn’t get any easier but you get used to it is what they say. I’m not sure I believe that at all. There’s no getting used to this type of grief. I’m doing my best to raise our babies the way we always talked about. You were my other half and it is so hard walking without you. I love you and we are celebrating you today.”
Both the instances showcase the long-lasting impact of grief, especially one caused by a loved one’s suicide.
Talinda Bennington channeled her grief for the death 0f Chester Bennington by starting non-profit organization
Talinda Bennington used her tragic experience as a motivation to help others struggling with mental health issues. After her husband’s death, she started a nonprofit organization, 320 Changes Direction, with the aim to “change the culture about mental health, mental illness, and wellness.”
Hopefully, Talinda Bennington’s move will help save the lives of people who are struggling to find hope.