CNN's celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain has died at the age of 61. They confirmed the cause of death on Friday was suicide.
"It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdain," the network said in a statement Friday morning. "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."
BREAKING: Anthony Bourdain of CNN’s “Parts Unknown” is dead. The chef, storyteller and Emmy-winning host has committed suicide at age 61, CNN confirms https://t.co/kUSmSJZXNm pic.twitter.com/VyZyfh5my2— CNN (@CNN) June 8, 2018
JUST IN: Anthony Bourdain, the chef who became a worldwide food traveler, author, and TV personality, has died at the age of 61.— CBS This Morning (@CBSThisMorning) June 8, 2018
He worked for CNN which is reporting he took his own life during a visit to France. https://t.co/ZUE9dPMTa8 pic.twitter.com/doZYGAKg38