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Linkin Park Singer's Wife Opens About Husband's Death

Talinda Bennington wrote that "we had a fairytale life and now it has turned into some sick Shakespearean tragedy. ... How do I pick up my shattered soul?"

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    Linkin Park Singer's Wife Opens About Husband's Death
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    In this May 22, 2017, file photo, Chester Bennington of Linkin Park performs on stage at the iHeartRadio Album Release Party in Burbank, California. Bennington died by hanging last week.

    The wife of late Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington says she's feeling the love from the rocker's fans but she's also feeling the loss.

    Talinda Bennington said in a statement late Thursday she wants "to let my community and the fans worldwide know that we feel your love. We feel your loss as well."

    Chester Bennington hanged himself from a bedroom door in his home near Los Angeles last week. His death was ruled a suicide.

    Talinda Bennington wrote that "we had a fairytale life and now it has turned into some sick Shakespearean tragedy. ... How do I pick up my shattered soul?"

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    Bennington was found dead on what would have been the 53rd birthday of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell, who hanged himself in May. The two were friends.