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Asia Argento Says She Never Knew About Anthony Bourdain's 'Obsession' With Suicide — As Detailed In Startling New Article

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Anthony Bourdain's death was a shock to his many fans and closest loved ones.

But the signs may have been there all along…

John E. Richters, Ph.D. compiled some of Bourdain's own words that seem to show a pattern of a man on the edge of depression.

Related: Bourdain Opened Up About His 'Happiest Moments' In Revealing Interview Before His Death

The quotes were pulled from a 2016 episode of Parts Unknown in which he said a bad hamburger could send him "into a spiral of depression that can last for days" all the way back to a quote from his 2000 memoir in which he wrote:

"I was utterly depressed… in bed all day, immobilized by guilt, fear, shame and regret… heart palpitations, terrors, bouts of self-loathing so powerful that only the thought of diving through my sixth-floor window onto Riverside Drive gave me any comfort and allowed me to lull myself into a resigned sleep."

Seeing it laid out like that, by someone specifically looking for it, shocked even girlfriend Asia Argento, who tweeted on Monday:

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A Second Suspect Is Arrested For The Murder of XXXTentacion

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A second suspect has been arrested in the murder case of Florida rapper XXXTentacion.

According to TMZ, cops arrested 22-year-old Michael Boatwright on a drug charge on July 5, and then later served him with an arrest warrant for first degree murder on July 10.

Details surfacing from the arrest report show that when Boatwright was arrested on July 5, cops discovered there was already a DNA warrant out for him. Boatwright has a lengthy criminal past that includes multiple drug charges, an arrest for battery, and several mental competency hearings.

Related: XXXTentaction Is Laid To Rest At Public Funeral Service

Detectives say that there are other suspects at large, but have identified Boatwright as a gunman in XXX's murder. Boatwright joins Dedrick D. Williams as primary suspects in this case — so far. TMZ reports that The Broward County Sheriff's Department is still searching for 22-year-old Robert Allen who is also a person of interest in the late rapper's murder investigation.

Get caught up on all the details we have so far, as new developments continue to come in.

[Image via Broward Sheriff's Office/YouTube.]

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Anthony Bourdain's 11-Year-Old Daughter Will Inherit Most Of His Estate

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Anthony Bourdain's 11-year-old daughter Ariane will inherit most of the large estate the TV personality left behind, which is said to be worth around $1.21 million.

A copy of the Parts Unknown host's will was filed in a New York court on Thursday, detailing his $425,000 in cash, $35,000 in brokerage accounts, $250,000 in personal property, and $500,000 in "intangible property including royalties and residuals."

Related: Bourdain Took Part In A "Death Ritual" With Darren Aronofsky

The documents also state that Bourdain has a mortgage worth $1.1 million, though the property is not specified.

According to NY Daily News, Ariane gets most of these assets. The will says that if Ariane had died before Bourdain, her nanny Myra Quizon

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Eric Church's Brother Dead At 36 After Suffering Multiple Seizures

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Our hearts go out to the Church family.

Country singer Eric Church's brother, Brandon Church, passed away on Friday after suffering multiple seizures at his Granite Falls, North Carolina, home, according to his father Kenneth via TMZ.

Related: Tina Turner's Oldest Son Dead By Suicide

In a confirmation statement on Thursday, the family announced:

"It is with great sadness that the Church family confirms that Eric's brother, Brandon, passed away Friday evening. In lieu of flowers, please leave a message for the family and/or make a donation to a Scholarship Memorial Fund created in Brandon's memory."

The scholarship fund has raised $25,000 so far in less than a week. The memorial's website reads:

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