Ex-Wife Feared Chester Bennington Would Die After Chris Cornell’s Suicide


The PRP is reporting that late Linkin Park frontman Chester Benningon’s ex-wife Samantha Bennington shared her concerns about Chester possibly dying by suicide after Chris Cornell took his own life.

On May 18th, Samantha said along with an article about Chris’ death:

“I really dread this… I’m scared one day that call will be on our side of the street. It’s already & always too close to home.”

Chester and Samantha were married between 1995 and 2005. She is the mother of one of Chester’s six kids, Draven.

After Bennington committed suicide, Samantha issued the following statement:

“Words can not express the devastating loss that my son & I both, along with the rest of our families are feeling over my ex husband & son’s father’s recent passing. Unreal to stay the least!

“I pray from my soul that he is at peace and no longer suffering.

“My son & I are extremely spiritual & would like to share our believes with you in hopes it brings a little comfort.

“We do not believe there is a hell. We believe that we as souls make “soul contracts” we agree to come into this world with the knowledge of our destiny & when it’s fulfilled we move on to a higher vibration of energy, meaning “the next level”. He fulfilled his destiny while helping others every step of the way through his music, a hand shake,a conversation, or even a hug.

“No matter if you saw him on stage, had an opportunity to meet him anywhere he truly touched everyone in a positive way. He absolutely loved singing for each & every one of you & for all of his friends & family at home all the time. I have always missed him singing throughout our home & loved it when he would visit, he would sing for us every time we ask or just spontaneously . He absolutely had a God given talent!

“We are all created the same & connected so Chester you are never ‘gone.’ Our souls & energy are forever connected.

“Chester, as one of my best friends of the age of 19, a husband, father to my son, business partner, and all we created together, I’m truly honored to have completed our soul contracts together, build all we did together, & thank you for giving me the greatest gift ever, our beautiful son Draven.

“I promise to continue to raise a great man who has integrity, humility, kindness, & most of all compassion & love.

“I do feel your presence as a guardian angel watching over us & Im extremely filled with gratitude.

“Thank you to Draven’s god parents Uncle Stefie & Moni along with friends & family for joining us in with a raw ruby crystal that we shared a prayer, we all kissed the stone, & prayed to Chester to find peace & fill his heart with love. Then our son through it in the ocean as an offering to God/Source.

“We also want to thank our family and friend who traveled close & far for their support & continuous love.

“We will always love you Chester. From the bottom of our hearts .. love Sam & Draven Bennington”