The death of Celebrity chef, Anthony Bourdain, was confirmed Friday morning. He was found unresponsive in his hotel room by his friend Eric Riper. Investigators have suspected no foul play and have rules the death a suicide.
Bourdain was in France working on a CNN series about culinary traditions around the world.
His death is only three days following the unexpected suicide of handbag mogul Kate Spade.
The public has taken to social media to express fond memories of Anthony Bourdain.
— Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) June 8, 2018
Anthony Bourdain, the chef and gifted storyteller who took TV viewers around the world to explore culture, cuisine and the human condition for nearly two decades, has died. He was 61. https://t.co/eqFL2anGf4 pic.twitter.com/vUvIZ0QIVg
— CNN (@CNN) June 8, 2018
Famed Chef and Story Teller, Anthony Bourdain of CNN’s “Parts Unknown” commits suicide at 61. Earlier this week, Kate Spade took her own life. Kate was only 55! Will America ever address Mental Health? #partsunknown #anthonybourdain #katespade #chef via https://t.co/n3tYoHNp37 pic.twitter.com/j1mbPJd2ke
— Tim Black ™ (@RealTimBlack) June 8, 2018