Chester Bennington's mother shares last photo with Linkin Park frontman

21 March 2019, 20:03 | Updated: 2 April 2019, 11:37

Linkin Park's late frontman Chester Bennington
Linkin Park's late frontman Chester Bennington. Picture: Burak Cingi/Redferns/Getty Images

The mother of the late Linkin Park frontman and his wife Talinda shared tributes to him on what would have been his 43rd birthday.

Chester Bennington's mother paid tribute to him by sharing a photo of the last time she saw him.

This Wednesday (20 March) marked what would have been the 43rd Birthday of the Linkin Park frontman, who tragically lost his life to suicide in 2017.

Taking to Twitter, his mother Susan Eubanks wrote: "The last time I saw my beautiful boy! Happy Birthday to the best thing that ever arrived on the first day of spring! I love you and miss you so much!!"

See the heartbreaking image of the Linkin Park frontman with his mother here:

On the same day she wrote on Twitter: "It has been a very long time since I posted anything but in light of My son’s birthday - I just want to tell you all that I am OK and miss my boy so very much! Hoping you are all well and I love you all! Chester would want us to celebrate his birthday!"

Chester Bennington's wife Talinda also shared a photo of Bennington dancing with his daughter, writing: "Happy birthday!You made the world brighter from the moment you were born. You gave me the world w/your love &children.For that,I can never repay you.I pray you are dancing in Heaven.The kids &I are privately celebrating you today by doing your fav family activities".

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Linkin Park also wished their late frontman a happy birthday, with co-founding member Mike Shinoda writing: "Happy Birthday Chester. Miss you so much, buddy".

Watch Linkin Park's video of Chester Bennington singing in their dressing room:


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