AceShowbiz - Chester Bennington's wife of 11 years, Talinda, has broken her silence following the singer's death a little over a week ago. On Friday, July 28, the 40-year-old released a statement about the heartbreak and loss her family's dealing with after he was found dead of a suicide by hanging at the age of 41.
"One week ago, I lost my soulmate and my children lost their hero, their daddy," Talinda began her message she shared on Twitter. "We had a fairytale life and now it has turned into some sick Shakespearean tragedy. How do I move on? How do I pick up my shattered soul?"
One week ago today, I lost my soulmate and my children lost their hero-their Daddy. We had a (cont) https://t.co/hkutVhlJzR— Talinda Bennington (@TalindaB) July 28, 2017
Talinda said she would try her best to move forward for the sake of their children. She shares a 11-year-old son, Tyler, and 6-year-old twin daughters, Lily and Lila, with the late singer, who is also survived by three more children from his previous relationships.
"The only answer I know is to raise our babies with every ounce of love I have left," Talinda continued. "I want to let my community and the fans worldwide know that we feel your love. We feel your loss as well. My babies are so young to have lost their daddy, and I know that all of you will help keep his memory alive."
Speaking of her deceased husband, she said, "He was a bright, loving soul with an angel's voice, and now he is pain free, singing his songs in all of our hearts." She concluded, "May God bless us all and help us turn to one another when we are in pain. Chester would've wanted us to do so. Rest In Peace, my love."