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Weekend Reads CNN's Anthony Bourdain dead at 61

18:32  08 june  2018
18:32  08 june  2018 Source:   cnn.com

Anthony Bourdain opened up about his 'unhappy soul' in an interview a year before he died

  Anthony Bourdain opened up about his 'unhappy soul' in an interview a year before he died Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain was found dead in his hotel room on Friday. The cause of death is believed to be suicide. Has a history of drug addiction. Last year, he told The Guardian he had been an "unhappy soul.""I hurt, disappointed and offended many, many, many people and I regret a lot. It's a shame I have to live with," he said.Anthony Bourdain, the celebrity chef who was found dead on Friday at the age of 61, opened up about his regrets, shame, and what he called his "unhappy soul" in an interview with The Guardian a year before he died.

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Anthony Bourdain , a beloved chef, world traveler and activist, died on Friday at 61 . Follow here as the world reacts. What we know. Anthony Bourdain dead at 61 : CNN confirmed Bourdain ' s death on Friday and said the cause of death was suicide.

Anthony Bourdain, a gifted storyteller and writer who took CNN viewers around the world, has died. He was 61.

CNN confirmed Bourdain's death on Friday and said the cause of death was suicide.

"It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdain," the network said in a statement Friday morning. "His love of great adventure, new friends, fine food and drink and the remarkable stories of the world made him a unique storyteller. His talents never ceased to amaze us and we will miss him very much. Our thoughts and prayers are with his daughter and family at this incredibly difficult time."

Anthony Bourdain's girlfriend Asia Argento speaks out after his shocking death

  Anthony Bourdain's girlfriend Asia Argento speaks out after his shocking death Anthony Bourdain's girlfriend Asia Argento spoke out following his shocking death from an apparent suicide on Friday. Argento asked for privacy hours after her celebrity chef boyfriend was found dead in a hotel room in France."Anthony gave all of himself in everything that he did. His brilliant, fearless spirit touched and inspired so many, and his generosity knew no bounds. He was my love, my rock, my protector. I am beyond devastated. My thoughts are with his family. I would ask that you respect their privacy and mine," she tweeted.Bourdain and Argento confirmed their relationship in February 2017.

Anthony Bourdain , the gifted chef, storyteller and writer who took TV viewers around the world to explore culture, cuisine and the human condition for nearly two decades, has died. He was 61 .

Anthony Bourdain , host of CNN ’ s “Parts Unknown,” chef, restaurateur and author, has died at the age of 61 , the network said Friday. BREAKING: Anthony Bourdain of CNN ’ s “Parts Unknown” is dead .

Bourdain 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.

Bourdain was a master of his crafts -- first in the kitchen and then in the media. Through his TV shows and books, he explored the human condition and helped audiences think differently about food, travel and themselves. He advocated for marginalized populations and campaigned for safer working conditions for restaurant staffs.

Along the way, he received practically every award the industry has to offer.

In 2013, Peabody Award judges honored Bourdain and "Parts Unknown" for "expanding our palates and horizons in equal measure."

Anthony Bourdain Joked He Wanted to 'Die in the Saddle' in PEOPLE Interview Months Before Death

  Anthony Bourdain Joked He Wanted to 'Die in the Saddle' in PEOPLE Interview Months Before Death Anthony Bourdain, Celebrated American Chef, Dead at 61 from Apparent Suicide Anthony Bourdain — the celebrated American chef, best-selling author, and television host — has died at the age of 61 of apparent suicide, CNN confirmed to PEOPLE Anthony Bourdain opened up about his “driven” nature in a PEOPLE interview in February, just months before his shocking death in an apparent suicide on Friday. PEOPLE spent three days traveling with Bourdain as he filmed an episode of Parts Unknown, his hit CNN series, during which he shared that he had no desire to retire. “I gave up on that. I’ve tried. I just think I’m just too nervous, neurotic, driven,” he said. “I would have had a different answer a few years ago. I might have deluded myself into thinking that I’d be happy in a hammock or gardening. But no, I’m quite sure I can’t.” He added, in a now-eerie comment, “I’m going to pretty much die in the saddle.” CNN confirmed Bourdain’s death PEOPLE. According to the outlet, Bourdain, 61, was found unresponsive in his hotel room in France on Friday morning by close friend and French chef, Eric Ripert. Both were filming an upcoming episode of Bourdain’s award-winning show. A Strasbourg police spokesperson confirmed Bourdain’s death to PEOPLE, but could not provide additional comment. “It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdain,” the network said in a statement provided to PEOPLE.

PARIS (AP) — American TV celebrity and food writer Anthony Bourdain was found dead in his hotel room Friday in France while working on his CNN series on culinary traditions around the world. He was 61 .

Just days after fashion icon Kate Spade was declared dead by suicide, celebrity chef and host of CNN ' s hit show "Parts Unknown," Anthony Bourdain , was found dead in his hotel room in France by an apparent suicide. He was 61 .

"He's irreverent, honest, curious, never condescending, never obsequious," the judges said. "People open up to him and, in doing so, often reveal more about their hometowns or homelands than a traditional reporter could hope to document."

The Smithsonian once called him "the original rock star" of the culinary world, "the Elvis of bad boy chefs."

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Anthony Bourdain standing in a kitchen: Anthony Bourdain in Istanbul Turkey in 2009 Anthony Bourdain: 1956 - 2018

In 1999 he wrote a New Yorker article, "Don't Eat Before Reading This," that became a best-selling book in 2000, "Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly."

The book set him on a path to international stardom.

First he hosted "A Cook's Tour" on the Food Network, then moved to "Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations" on the Travel Channel. "No Reservations" was a breakout hit, earning two Emmy Awards and more than a dozen nominations.

Anthony Bourdain’s Mother Opens Up About Son’s Death: ‘He Had Everything’

  Anthony Bourdain’s Mother Opens Up About Son’s Death: ‘He Had Everything’ Anthony Bourdain’s Mother Opens Up About Son’s Death: ‘He Had Everything’Anthony Bourdain’s mother, Gladys Bourdain, is opening up about her son’s sudden death in an interview with the New York Times.

( CNN ) News of Anthony Bourdain ' s death shook people around the world on Friday morning. Many took to Twitter to express sadness, heartbreak and to honor the life of the storyteller and chef.

Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain was found dead in his hotel room in France from an apparent suicide. He was 61 . Bourdain ’ s death was confirmed by CNN , which noted he was filming an episode of his show Parts Unknown.

In 2013 both Bourdain and CNN took a risk by bringing him to the news network still best known for breaking news and headlines. Bourdain quickly became one of the principal faces of the network and one of the linchpins of the prime time schedule.

Season eleven of "Parts Unknown" premiered on CNN last month.

While accepting the Peabody award in 2013, Bourdain described how he approached his work.

"We ask very simple questions: What makes you happy? What do you eat? What do you like to cook? And everywhere in the world we go and ask these very simple questions," he said, "we tend to get some really astonishing answers."

Bourdain's death happened after fashion designer Kate Spade hanged herself in an apparent suicide at her Manhattan apartment on Tuesday. Spade was found hanged by a scarf she allegedly tied to a doorknob, an NYPD source said.

Suicide is a growing problem in the United States. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a survey Thursday showing suicide rates increased by 25% across the United States over nearly two decades ending in 2016. Twenty-five states experienced a rise in suicides by more than 30%, the government report finds.

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How to get help: Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.

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