CNN’s Travel Journalist Anthony Bourdain found Dead in Hotel Room

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 12: Anthony Bourdain attends the 2018 Women In The World Summit at David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center on April 12, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Bruinooge/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)

Emmy-winning host, chef and writer Anthony Bourdain is dead.

According to CNN, the host of “Parts Unknown” was said to have committed suicide.

“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. 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,” CNN said in a statement on Friday morning.


The deceased was in France working on an upcoming episode of is series and according to his friend Eric Ripert, he was found unresponsive in his hotel room Friday morning.


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