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Breaking: CNN is reporting that writer, host and chef Anthony Bourdain dead at 61 in an apparent suicide.
CNN is reporting that Parts Unknown host Anthony Bourdain is dead at 61. Bourdain, who's hosted the show on CNN for the past few years was in France working on an upcoming episode when he was found dead in his hotel room in an apparent suicide. Bourdain's close friend, French Chef Eric Ripert found him unresponsive in his hotel room.
Bourdain is an award winning writer, host and chef who was worked for CNN since 2013. The 11th season of Parts Unknown premiered just a month ago. Before joining CNN he hosted "A Cook's Tour" on the Food Network. He then moved to the Travel Channel to host "Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations" in which her earned to Emmy Awards and more than a dozen nominations. News of Bourdain's death comes just days after Fashion Designer Kate Spade was found hung in her New York City apartment.