TMZ first reported on July 20 that Linkin Park front man Chester Bennington committed suicide at the age of 41. Linkin Park band-mate Mike Shinoda tweeted "shocked and heartbroken, but it's true. An official statement will come out as soon as we have one."
The Rascal Flatts learned of the death mid-interview and Gary LeVox is heard saying, “What a tragic way to lose somebody. Our thoughts and and prayers are with everybody at the Linkin Park camp and their families.”