Widow of late Linkin Park rock star Chester Bennington ‘remarries on their wedding anniversary’

She insisted she would honour Chester's memory when she announced her engagement

The widow of Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington has reportedly remarried.

Mental health awareness campaigner Talinda, 43, wed again on New Year’s Eve, according to US showbiz site TMZ.

It claims she married Los Angeles fireman Michael Fredman on December 31 – 14 years after getting hitched to Chester on the same date.

Rock star Chester, 41 at the time of his death, passed away after taking his own life in July 2017.

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It is thought Talinda and her new husband exchanged vows at the Turtle Bay Resort in Kahuku, Hawaii.

And it is also reported her three kids with Chester – their son Tyler and twin daughters Lily and Lila – were on hand for the ceremony.

I will always love my husband, Chester. And I will keep honoring him by living MY life.

Talinda insisted she would honour Chester’s memory when she announced her engagement back in September.

She wrote: “I am overjoyed to announce my engagement to my angel on earth, Michael F.

Chester passed away in July 2017 (Credit:

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“I am here to tell you that you can find love after tragedy. That [the] death of a soulmate does not mean the death of you.

“My family, friends, and my Linkin Park brothers welcome him to the family with open arms.

“I will continue to honor Chester and continue my life’s mission to make his passing not in vain.”

Talinda continued: “To all suicide loss survivors, you CAN be happy again. You CAN have space in your heart for grief, joy, happiness, sadness, and love.”

She also made it clear Chester would want her to live a “life of love and happiness” and dismissed speculation she became engaged nearly two years earlier.

If you or someone you know are struggling with mental illness or suicidal thoughts, call the Samaritans on 116 123. 

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