- Chester Bennington was found dead at his home in an apparent suicide
- The tweets are no longer available on Ms Bennington's handle
- Chester Bennington was the lead vocalist for Linkin Park since 1999
Someone hacked Talinda's Twitter earlier.. The shit they were posting. I'm just without words that people can be like that..— Forever CandY (@lLoveCrossGene) July 21, 2017
So apparently someone thinks it's funny to hack Talinda's Twitter account and post awful stuff. Hope they find said person. Stupid idiot— JC Doughman (@JCDIII_) July 21, 2017
Somebody hacked Talinda Bennington's twitter and I feel like I'm going to throw up.— Blake Doyle (@BlakeDoyle41) July 21, 2017
Talinda Bennington's hacker is making my heart hurt so much.— Steven (@winhax) July 21, 2017
Talinda Bennington's twitter has been hacked. Please let the family mourn their loss and ignore the false statements said hacker has posted— PEACHES (@plexiglassgate) July 21, 2017
Ms Bennington has not acknowledged the suspected hack as yet.
Chester Bennington, who was just 41, was found hanged to death in his Los Angeles home. The coroner's office said the death is being treated as a possible suicide, reported news agency AFP. Bandmate Mike Shinoda confirmed the death in a tweet:
Shocked and heartbroken, but it's true. An official statement will come out as soon as we have one.— Mike Shinoda (@mikeshinoda) July 20, 2017
Linkin Park, known for their melodic style of metal mixed with rap, were meant to begin a tour next week. Tributes for Chester Bennington have poured in from musicians like Nile Rodgers, Rihanna and Avril Lavigne.