United States chef Anthony Bourdain has died, aged 61

  • United States chef Anthony Bourdain has died, aged 61

United States chef Anthony Bourdain has died, aged 61

Argento and Bourdain had been together since previous year when they met while filming Bourdain's series Parts Unknown. One of the great storytellers of our time who connected with so many.

Since news of Bourdain's death broke, a number of the chef's other famous friends have taken to social media to pay tribute to him.

He also confirmed that a medical expert came to the conclusion that there were no signs of violence on 61-year-old Anthony's body when it was found. Toxicology tests, including urine tests, are now being done to find out if the late star was on any medication at the time of his death.

Obama, who shared a peculiar meal with the travel and food show host at a small diner in Vietnam, took to Twitter to pay tribute to Bourdain.

Bourdain leaves behind a daughter and a girlfriend, Italian actress Asia Argento. Our family truly loved your displays of friendship, and our hearts break for the loss of your dearest friend. "I am beyond devastated", she added.

French authorities confirmed on Saturday, June 9, that there was no evidence of foul play or violence in Bourdain's death.

Barack Obama and Anthony Bourdain ate grilled pork and noodles together and spent just on the dinner. And at CNN in NY, an employee placed post-it notes with hearts on one of his posters.

Anthony Bourdain was known for showing Americans far-away places like Borneo and Myanmar.

Souza also honored Bourdain on Friday, remembering the "energy being in his presence."

Bourdain notes at the episode's onset that he "doesn't know what to think" of Israel.

"He brought the world into our homes and inspired so many people to explore cultures and cities through their food", Ramsay said.

Bourdain´s death comes just days after the suicide of another celebrity, designer Kate Spade.

"Anthony I am so mad at you", Rose tweeted. "That I'm a dad, that I'm not a half-bad cook, that I can make a good coq au vin".

Important note: If you or a loved one is feeling distressed, please remember help is available through the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.

On CNN, anchors struggled to hold back tears as they reminisced about their late colleague and urged people faced with despair or who know people struggling with depression to call a suicide hotline.