Breaking News!!: Kaysersberg, France: Anthony Bourdain, renowned chef and host of ‘Parts Unknown’, is dead from an apparent suicide.
Anthony Bourdain, renowned chef and host of the popular CNN series ‘Parts Unknown’, is dead from an apparent suicide on Friday, June 8th, 2018 in Kaysersberg, France.
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According to Prosecutor Christian de Rocquigny du Fayel (Prosecutor of Colmar in Alsace region, southeast of Kaysersberg), “I confirm that we have learned this morning about the death of Anthony Bourdain by hanging, in a luxury hotel called Le Chambard, in the village of Kaysersberg.”
Prosecutor Christian de Rocquigny du Fayel said has launched an inquiry to determine the precise cause of the death, and the Medical examiner checked the body and here are no elements showing that a third party played a role in his death.
CNN released a statement on the death of Anthony Bourdain saying, “It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdain. 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.”
Several news outlets reporting that his close friend, French chef Eric Ripert, found Anthony Bourdain unresponsive in his hotel room.
Anthony Bourdain was in France working on his award-winning CNN series, Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, which the eleventh season of his show debuted on CNN in May 2018.
Anthony Bourdain won five Emmys for Parts Unknown and won a Peabody award in 2013.
Anthony Bourdain also won two Emmys for his earlier Travel Channel show No Reservations.
In addition to his shows, Bourdain was known for his books, such as his 2000 best seller, Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly.
Anthony Bourdain was 61 years old and leaves behind a young daughter.
** ZachNews sends our thoughts, prayers, and condolences to the family and friends of Anthony Bourdain. **
Actress and activist Rose McGowan shared an emotional video reacting to Anthony Bourdain’s death.
“For those considering suicide, please don’t. Please call for help, because it is a permanent solution to a temporary problem. It’s not forever,” said Rose McGowan.
Remember that help is a phone call away, please contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at: 1 (800) 273-8255.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.