News broke Thursday of Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington being found dead in Los Angeles, and Twitter was quick to post photos, video, and devastated responses from fans to the singer's death.
Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda was the first band member to respond to the news, noting that an official statement is forthcoming.
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
Along with Shinoda, fellow musicians and celebrities were quick to react to the news with condolences for Bennington's family and wishes that he rest in peace.
A friend just told me about Chester Bennington: I'm devastated. I just saw him a few weeks ago and he looked so happy...RIP Chester...
— Jeff Stinco (@jeffstinco) July 20, 2017
We lost another legend R.I.P. Chester Bennington of (linkin park) prayers up for the family so sad
— juicy j (@therealjuicyj) July 20, 2017
Chester Bennington. TMZ reporting has died. He is so brilliant. Showed myself and others an incredible amount of love. He will be missed.
— Talib Kweli Greene (@TalibKweli) July 20, 2017
The news about Chester Bennington is devastating. My thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and @linkinpark. Such a tragic loss
— Ryan Seacrest (@RyanSeacrest) July 20, 2017
Our Thoughts & Prayers To The Family, Friends & Fans Of Chester Bennington, Linkin Park...RIP...Far too young...
— David Coverdale (@davidcoverdale) July 20, 2017
— Chris Jamison (@iamchrisjamison) July 20, 2017
beyond tragic about Chester Bennington. Life is such a delicate thing, Take care of yourselves. RIP
— JamesVincentMcMorrow (@jamesvmcmorrow) July 20, 2017