CNN presenter, Anthony Bourdain, who is also a chef, storyteller, and writer, has committed suicide.

61 year old Bourdain, has been a presenter and host of ‘Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown’ on CNN since 2013. Anthony Bourdain, was said to have committed suicide, the network also reports that Bourdain’s close friend, Eric Ripert, a French chef, found him dead in his hotel room this morning.

CNN announced his death in a statement:
“It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdain, His love for great adventure, new friends, fine food, drinks 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.”

Bourdain was in France working on an upcoming episode of his CNN series “Parts Unknown. This is the third suicide reported in recent times, musician Avicii in April 2018 and designer Kate Spade who left a suicide note in June 2018.
May their souls rest in peace.

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