BREAKING: CNN’s travel host Anthony Bourdain dead at 61 from suicide in Paris

Travel host and NY Times bestselling author, Anthony Bourdain died on Friday. He was 61-years-old. His memoir book “Kitchen Confidential” talked about the unpleasant and sometimes humorous anecdotes on New York’s restaurants, it eventually led him to a career in television.

CNN — where he has a popular travel show called “Parts Unknown” that focuses on food — with extreme sadness confirmed his passing and (at the moment they) said the cause of death was suicide.

The Network’s statement: “It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdain. His love of great adventure, new friends, fine food and drink and the remarkable stories of the world made him a unique storyteller.”

This story is developing.

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Read more: NY Times, CNN

[If you are having thoughts of suicide, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 (TALK) or go to for a list of additional resources. Here’s what you can do when a loved one is severely depressed.]

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