CNN confirmed Bourdain's death on Friday and said the cause of death was suicide.
Bourdain was in France working on an upcoming episode of his award-winning CNN series, "Parts Unknown." His close friend Eric Ripert, the French chef, found Bourdain unresponsive in his hotel room Friday morning. National Suicide Prevention Line 1-800 273 8255 if you need help. More here.
Below is a video of Anthony Bourdain on the PBS News Hour. What a great life, senseless waste.