Celebrities react to death of Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington

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The death of Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington has shocked fans and celebrities, and many are reacting on social media.

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Bennington died of a suicide at age 41, according to the Los Angeles County coroner.

The musician was on tour with his group promoting its latest album, “One More Light.”

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Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington, who sold millions of albums with a unique mix of rock, hip-hop and rap, died in his home near Los Angeles at 41. Coroner spokesman Brian Elias says they are investigating Bennington's death as an apparent suicide but no additional details are available.

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Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington, who sold millions of albums with a unique mix of rock, hip-hop and rap, died in his home near Los Angeles at 41. Coroner spokesman Brian Elias says they are investigating Bennington's death as an apparent suicide but no additional details are available.

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Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington, who sold millions of albums with a unique mix of rock, hip-hop and rap, died in his home near Los Angeles at 41. Coroner spokesman Brian Elias says they are investigating Bennington's death as an apparent suicide but no additional details are available.

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"Chester Bennington was an artist of extraordinary talent and charisma, and a human being with a huge heart and a caring soul. Our thoughts and prayers are with his beautiful family, his band-mates and his many friends," Warner Bros. Records CEO and Chairman Cameron Stang said in a statement, according to The Associated Press.

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Bennington’s bandmates, past collaborators and other celebrities expressed thoughts and condolences about his death on social media.

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