June 8, 2018
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Days after the suicide of fashion designer Kate Spade, reports have confirmed Anthony Bourdain was found dead in his hotel room at 61.
This is so awful.
Anthony Bourdain, 61, has died. He took his own life.
He was in France working on an upcoming episode of his award-winning CNN series. His close friend Eric Ripert, the French chef, found Bourdain unresponsive in his hotel room Friday morning.
— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) June 8, 2018
Celebrities immediately shared the fondest memories of the chef, author and Emmy award-winning host on social media.
— Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) June 8, 2018
Stunned and saddened by the loss of Anthony Bourdain. He brought the world into our homes and inspired so many people to explore cultures and cities through their food. Remember that help is a phone call away US:1-800-273-TALK UK: 116 123
— Gordon Ramsay (@GordonRamsay) June 8, 2018
Bourdain was known for his love of food and travel, captured the hearts of many appearing on CNN’s Parts Unknown for nearly two decades.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Bourdain’s family, colleagues and friends.