Chester Bennington
Singer Chester Bennington performs on stage during the iHeartRadio album release party with Linkin Park presented by Clear Channel at the iHeartRadio Theater in Burbank, California, June 18, 2014. Getty Images/ Kevin Winter

Responding to Chester Bennington's death by hanging on July 20, Buckcherry frontman Josh Todd said it "wasn't a good choice" and would have an adverse impact on the late musician's family, especially the kids.

Speaking in an interview with Meltdown of Detroit's WRIF radio station Tuesday, Todd, whose father killed himself when he was ten, said, "I did not know Chester. But people who commit suicide, it's a very sensitive subject for me, 'cause that happened with my father, you know, and I'm a kid of that — it happened when I was ten. Alls I think about is these guys [like Bennington and Chris Cornell] had children, and it just wasn't a good choice," Todd said.

"It's just an f---ed up thing that you do to the families. So I don't understand these guys who have a lot going on — they have great careers and hit songs. So that part of me is… I don't really have too many emotions about it; I just think about those kids," he added.

Read: Chester Bennington Bought $2.5M Home Weeks Before Suicide

Todd said he wouldn't want anyone to face the ordeal he went through following his father's death.

"Alls I know is what I've dealt with through the years, as far as that empty hole. And I wouldn't want anybody to go through that. And I just feel like it was a really bad decision. I don't care what the guy was going through. It seemed like he really planned it out, and that's… I think he's got, like, four or five kids, from what I understand. I don't know…,"he said.

Giving his view on suicide, Todd added: "When you commit suicide, all of a sudden, there's no… You don't get any money from life insurance policies — that's gone. And so I don't know what he brings in on the music side of things. But hopefully those kids are taken care of. 'Cause they've got their whole lives that they've gotta have clothes and go to schools and, you know… and no dad. So it's not a good situation."

Bennington was found dead last week at the age of 41 in his Palos Verdes Estates house. He is survived by his wife and six children. The singer's untimely death, which came just weeks after he purchased the $2.5 million family home were he died, raised doubts over the circumstances leading up to his suicide. While conspiracy theorists hinted at foul play, the Los Angeles County coroner’s office Monday determined Bennington’s cause of death and ruled it was suicide by hanging.

On Monday, Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda posted an early photo of Bennington along with the band members on his Instagram account. The throwback photo came after the band penned an open letter on Facebook to express their grief.

Meanwhile, Shinoda also found himself embroiled in a controversy soon after the musician's death after Bennington's wife Talinda Ann Bentley's account was hacked and a message claimed she was cheating on her husband. Other tweets sent out from the account also claimed the musician was murdered.

Read: Chester Bennington’s Official Cause Of Death Confirmed To Be Suicide By Coroner

Twitter users slammed the hacker after a series of tweets were posted from Talinda's account.

"I guess this is the time to say it but I have been cheating on Chester with Mike Shinoda....," one of the deleted tweets read, while another said: "I never really loved him and I'm not hacked I just was in love with the money hurts to say."

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