Anthony Bourdain DEAD at 61 in apparent Suicide

Anthony Bourdain Suicide

Anthony Bourdain DEAD at 61 in apparent Suicide

Celebrity chef, longtime television personality and storyteller Anthony Bourdain has been found dead in an apparent suicide.

Anthony Bourdain was discovered by a friend in a France hotel room. He had hanged himself.

The CNN network confirmed his death in a statement posted to Twitter on Friday.

“It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdain,” the network said. “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 show “Parts Unknown,” featured exotic foods and stories from around the world. Later in his life, Anthony Bourdain also became an avid practitioner of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. The following clip shows Bourdain discussing food and MMA.

Bourdain was recently filming in Hong Kong and one of his last Tweets describes the difficulties in film production.

Anthony Bourdain was 61-years-old.

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