By Vanessa Obioha
Cable News Network (CNN) announced Friday the sudden passing of Travel host Anthony Bourdain. He was 61.
He was the author of ‘Kitchen Confidential’, a memoir about the dark corners of New Yorkâ€™s restaurants.
â€œIt is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague,â€ CNN said in a statement.
Bourdain was popular for his show â€œParts Unknownâ€ on CNN and was working on an episode in Strasbourg, France, when he died. He reportedly killed himself in a hotel room, according to CNN.