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Bourdain hanged himself with bathrobe belt

Bourdain hanged himself with bathrobe belt

The TV personality's friend, French chef, Eric Ripert, had found him unresponsive in his hotel room.

As People reports, this was the case for a NY restaurant who's CEO honored Bourdain's memory by donating all of the restaurants profits on Friday to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. "Also, in the movie "Chef", which was inspired by Bourdain's life, there was this insane oyster scene which actually was the game changer in his culinary journey", Oberoi says.

'He'd put everything into the shoots and then go back to his room to isolate'. The 61-year-old hanged himself.

But on Thursday night, when Mr. Bourdain didn't show up for dinner, he said: "Mr. Ripert thought it was unusual".

According to the Times, Ripert told Bourdain's mother, Gladys, that her son had been "in a dark mood these last couples of days".

Ripert was in France with his friend filming an upcoming episode of Bourdain's award-winning show.

Also waiting, just down the road, was Bourdain's camera crew. He had been in the area to film an upcoming episode of the CNN travel and food show.

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Karen Reynolds, director of CNN PR and Bourdain's longtime publicist for Parts Unknown, painted a different picture to People Magazine.

Rezaian spoke Sunday with CNN's Brian Stelter on "Reliable Sources" about how Bourdain's legions of fans should continue to honor the globe-trotting television host and writer. He was brilliant and sharp and amusing. I didn't talk to him this week but all I know was he was so happy last week.

"You actually don't really believe it". "Even though he was a celebrity chef, he was always a strong presence in the kitchen, which every chef should emulate". Champion Lucal Lepri, who trained Bourdain at his home in the Hamptons, recalled how his student surprised him one day with a home-cooked meal inspired by Lepri's native Brazil.

"He was somebody I really admired". At the time, Wang was in college and had no idea who Anthony Bourdain was, but he would never forgot him afterwards. The people in the restaurant-once they got over their shock at seeing the leader of the free world happily slurping noodles at a nearby table - clearly loved that Obama was eating and enjoying their food.

"One of the funniest things was Tony's craving for Popeye's chicken", he recalled. "I met her once and she ironically is from Kansas City, like I am", he said.

"I'm a pretty lucky man". Her brand, Kate Spade New York, has more than 140 retail shops and outlet stores across the USA and more than 175 stores internationally.


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