Chester Bennington has passed away [Wenn]
It has now been revealed that Linkin Park filmed an episode of popular show Carpool Karaoke just days before he died after taking his own life.
The band filmed an episode of the sketch show alongside The Hangover actor Ken Jeong, with an air date of the episode yet to be scheduled.
The band tweeted from the set while they filmed, with a picture with the caption: “Fun day with @kenjeong CarpoolKaraoke @AppleMusic – stay tuned.”
Linkin Park tweeted this picture from the set of Carpool Karaoke [Linkin Park/ Twitter]
Jeong has paid tribute to Bennington since news of his shock death broke.
He tweeted: “I am in shock and heartbroken. All my thoughts and prayers go out to Chester and his family and friends at this time.”
The Numb singer passed away at a private residence, in LA, aged 41.
Ken Jeong tweeted his sadness about Chester’s death [Ken Jeong/ Twitter]
Law enforcement officials confirmed the news to TMZ, who report the late star committed suicide.
His body was discovered at the residence just before 9am, on July 20.
The date is what would have been his friend Chris Cornell’s 53rd birthday.
Chester Bennington, son Tyler Lee Bennington, and wife Talinda Ann Bentley [Getty]
Chester Bennington was the frontman of Linkin Park [Wenn]
Chris passed away in May, with his sad death being ruled a suicide.
Following the shock news, Chester paid an emotional tribute to his close friend.
Chester, who had six children, also performed at Chris’s funeral, singing a rendition of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah.
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