Celebrities React To Anthony Bourdain’s Shocking Suicide
Anthony Bourdain, one of CNN’s most recognizable faces, has committed suicide. He was found dead in his French hotel room, where he was reportedly filming for a new series of “Parts Unknown.”
CNN reported the news on Friday morning. (RELATED: CNN’s Anthony Bourdain Commits Suicide)
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.
And since he was one of the best-known hosts on CNN, celebrities had a lot to say about his sudden passing. (RELATED: Celebrities React To ABC Canceling ‘Roseanne’)
Maybe we all wanted to hang out with him. He was that cool, fun, frank, insightful. He introduced us to distant lands and to people with different traditions. And without ever preaching, he reminded us that we humans are far more alike than different. Thank you Anthony Bourdain pic.twitter.com/QMznx4JMhS
— Mia Farrow (@MiaFarrow) June 8, 2018
Anthony Bourdain’s suicide a sobering reminder of how fragile life is and that we never know what’s going on inside of another. Suicide is rarely a person acting, but rather being acted upon by the disease of clinical depression. We are all vulnerable. So very sad.
— Gov. Mike Huckabee (@GovMikeHuckabee) 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
Incredibly sad news about Anthony Bourdain. Sending such love to his family, including his CNN family, who must be hurting terribly today. If you or someone you know may be considering suicide, please remember, help is right here: Nat’l Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255
— Megyn Kelly (@megynkelly) June 8, 2018
— Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) June 8, 2018
as suicide seems to continue to plague the world with its dark shadow, i urge you all pay attention to what people are telling you without their words. its time to be empathic sensitive and compassionate. check on your “strong” friends
rip kate spade & anthony bourdain
— The Artist Formerly Known As MeechOnMars (@DemetriusHarmon) June 8, 2018
Oh my God @Bourdain has taken his life. People are in unmanageable pain. This is my wake up call today. We have to help those who cannot help themselves.
— Bethenny Frankel (@Bethenny) June 8, 2018
Not Anthony Bourdain:( One of the most amazing humans on the planet:(
Rest easy brother.
This is absolutely terrible.
— Shaun Latham (@ShaunLatham) June 8, 2018
Deeply grieved to learn of the death of Anthony Bourdain at the age of 61. He was an inspiration for us at The Cook’s Cook and for his admirers and fans worldwide.
— Denise Landis (@TheCooksCook) June 8, 2018
Devastated to learn of Anthony Bourdain, whom I admired from afar. We, as a society, must continue to work to build real solutions to undoing the mental health stigma so that those suffering feel confident to get help to live another day no matter who they are.
— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) June 8, 2018
Bourdain had been vocal about his struggles with substance, alcoholism and depression. This makes him the second celebrity to hang himself just this week; Kate Spade was found hanging in her apartment on Tuesday.
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