Chester Bennington’s Wife Shares Final Footage of Husband Before Death
”My next tweet is the most personal tweet I have ever done. I’m showing this so that you know that depression doesn’t have a face or a mood.”, opens Talinda Bennington, the widow of the late Chester Bennington, the Linkin Park frontman who committed suicide on July 20th, 2017. The video shows him enjoying himself with his family, playing with them. The video was taken only thirty six hours before his death, and shows that depression does not have a clear and obvious look.
The footage has spread quickly online as people praised Talinda Bennington for her bravery, and for bringing awareness to just how invisible depression can truly be. Chester Bennington looks completely okay in the footage above and of course he was not. If you or anyone you know is suffering from depression or thoughts of suicide, the suicide hotline is 1-800-273-8255, and it’s important to be open if you are experiencing such feelings. It might be difficult to contend with, but ultimately talking about it is an excellent first step to getting help.
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