Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain has been found dead of an apparent suicide. He was in Strasbourg, France, filming for his CNN series "Parts Unknown" when he found was unresponsive in his hotel room.

CNN released a statement:

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.

Bourdain was 61 years old.

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