Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, whose rakish personality and appetite for culinary curiosities entertained millions of viewers, was found dead of an apparent suicide early Friday morning. He was 61.
CNN’s Brian Stelter announced on-air Friday that Bourdain hanged himself.
“Anthony was found dead this morning in his hotel room in France. He had hanged himself in his hotel room,” Stelter said.
The outspoken chef was found unresponsive by his close friend, French chef Eric Ripert, in the French city of Strasbourg. The network said he was working on an upcoming episode of his show “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown.” Read more