Here’s a music conspiracy that may be new to you: Trump supporters “silenced” Chester Bennington

Chester Bennington’s 2017 suicide sent ripples throughout pop culture. We’re still feeling it. It was well known that Chester had all sorts of mental health issues that ebbed and flowed for years. In the end, he felt there was only one way out. It’s as simple (and as complicated) as that.

But some conspiracy-minded people won’t let this lie. They believe that because Chester often spoke out against Donald Trump that he was “silenced” by The Don’s supporters.

It’s insane, of course. Here’s a thread calling out those conspiracy whackos.

The thread continues here.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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