Mixed reactions have trailed the death of the 41-year old Rock singer, Chester Bennington who committed suicide on July 20.
One of his friends and colleagues, a Korn Guitarist, Brian Welch however blamed the singer for giving up on his life, friends and family, describing his suicidal act as cowardly.
In reaction to the death, Welch took to his Facebook page that same day to mourn him but alongside expressed his grievance over the shocking event.
“Honestly, Chester’s an old friend who we’ve hung with many times, and I have friends who are extremely close to him, but this is truly p**sing me off! How can these guys send this message to their kids and fans?!
“I’m sick of this suicide s**t! I’ve battled depression/mental illness, and I’m trying to be sympathetic, but it’s hard when you’re p**sed! Enough is enough! Giving up on your kids, fans, and life is the cowardly way out!!! [sic]
“I’m sorry, I know meds and/or alcohol may have been involved, I’m just processing like all of us and I know we are all having some of the same thoughts/feelings.
“Lord, take Chester in your arms and please re-unite him with his family and all of us one day. Be with his wife and kids with your grace during this difficult time.”