CNN Host Anthony Bourdain is Dead


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 York’s restaurants.

“It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague,” CNN said in a statement.

Bourdain was popular for his show “Parts Unknown” 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.