From Chrissy Teigen to Megyn Kelly - celebrities react to tragic death of chef Anthony Bourdain
With Anthony Bourdain’s sudden death, many celebrities like Chrissy Teigen and Megyn Kelly offered their kind words about the world-renowned chef on social media.
Bourdain passed away after allegedly ending his own life on June 8, 2018. He was 61 years old.
Bourdain was the host of CNN’s Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown. The show has been the recipient of many awards and has touched many lives for as long as it has been on-air.
Minutes before his death made the headlines, many stars took to Twitter and Instagram to mourn on losing such an inspirational legend in the industry.
Chrissy Teigen wrote on Twitter, ‘Anthony. One of my idols. Unapologetic, passionate and one of the best storytellers on the planet. Thank you for making food so exciting. And always standing up for everything right. Horrible. Why why why. Be at peace now.’
Anthony. One of my idols. Unapologetic, passionate and one of the best storytellers on the planet. Thank you for making food so exciting. And always standing up for everything right. Horrible. Why why why. Be at peace now :(— chrissy teigen (@chrissyteigen) June 8, 2018
Gordon Ramsay and Queer Eye‘s Antoni Porowski both tweeted that they were shocked upon learning about Bourdain’s death and that they were both saddened by the news.
Stunned and saddened by the loss of Anthony Bourdain. He brought the world into our homes and inspired so many people to explore cultures and cities through their food. Remember that help is a phone call away US:1-800-273-TALK UK: 116 123— Gordon Ramsay (@GordonRamsay) June 8, 2018
I am shocked and deeply saddened. RIP to a father, partner, chef, writer, and incredibly talented man. @Bourdain ❤️ Prayers for his loved ones.— Antoni Porowski (@antoni) June 8, 2018
Jamie Oliver shared a heartfelt message on Instagram talking about the beloved chef. He wrote that Bourdain changed the way of culinary conversation. Oliver praised the late chef for being a ‘brilliant’ writer and that Bourdain just can’t be replaced.
As for the actress Stephanie March, she wrote that Bourdain was ‘a deeply decent and talented person is no longer with us.’ She continued, ‘Such a sad, sad day. We all have #partsunknown.’
Josh Gad went on to share a sentimental photo of himself and Bourdain on Instagram. He also shared the National Suicide Prevention Hotline on his post for those who might need help and told them that they are not alone.
National Suicide Hotline— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) June 8, 2018
1 800 273 8255
I’ve brushed up against this darkness and I know it’s a tempting exit but REACH OUT to ANYONE. Stay on this side of it — in the light and warmth. Where you get to try again, every day.
Even Megyn Kelly shared her sentiments via Twitter. She said that Bourdain’s death was a sad news and sent her condolences to his family, including his CNN family.
Incredibly sad news about Anthony Bourdain. Sending such love to his family, including his CNN family, who must be hurting terribly today. If you or someone you know may be considering suicide, please remember, help is right here: Nat’l Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255— Megyn Kelly (@megynkelly) June 8, 2018
Kelly, along with Olivia Munn, also tweeted comforting words for Bourdain’s girlfriend, Asia Argento.
Also thinking of @AsiaArgento today. Keep her in your prayers. Rest In Peace Anthony Bourdain.— Megyn Kelly (@megynkelly) June 8, 2018
My heart is broken for my sweet friend @AsiaArgento. ... Anthony Bourdain💔— o l i v i a (@oliviamunn) June 8, 2018
Many other stars shared their thoughts, memories, and kind words about Bourdain. On the day of his passing, it seemed like the entire industry felt the tragic loss and all mourned together.
Anthony Bourdain lived in a way that most of us should. A seeker of the unknown & a man who exposed magnificent parts of the world to us through our TVs. I don’t even know what to say, this makes me so damn sad. I truly loved him & what he stood for.— Lucy Hale (@lucyhale) June 8, 2018
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