​Fellow celebrity chefs and prominent media figures took to social media to share their thoughts and prayers as CNN reported that "Parts Unknown" star Anthony Bourdain, 61, was found dead from an apparent suicide in his hotel room in Strasbourg, France this morning.


A seasoned chef and world traveler, Bourdain explored culinary wonders, celebrated the countries the dishes came from, and later in life joined his girlfriend Asia Argento in being a strong advocate for the #MeToo Movement.

"Anthony was devoted not only to @AsiaArgento but to the justice she and other Weinstein survivors were denied for so long," fellow CNN show host Jake Tapper ​wrote. "His righteous anger and his “small, random acts of kindness and sincerity” is what I will remember most about him."

"Just saw the sad news that Anthony Bourdain has died," ​wrote Astronaut Scott Kelly. "I watched his show when I was in space. It made me feel more connected to the planet, its people and cultures and made my time there more palatable. He inspired me to see the world up close."

"This is utterly heartbreaking," ​wrote This Is Us star Mandy Moore. "Thank you for opening our eyes to parts of the world both cherished and unknown. What a legacy. Sending peace and love to his family. If you or someone you love needs help, please reach out or call 1-800-273-TALK."

"Life is f**king hard and crazy and Tony I love you," ​wrote co-host Anthony Zimmern. "Everyone should hug some extra people today. My heart is heavy."

"A piece of my heart is truly broken this morning," Zimmern continued. "The rest of my heart aches for the 3 amazing women he left behind. Tony was a symphony. I wish everyone could have seen all of him. A true friend."


If you or someone you know needs help, please call 1-800-273-8255 for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.