Anthony Bourdain’s Best Friend Who Found Him Dead Speaks Out

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It is tough to imagine losing your best friend to suicide — it is absolutely devastating to consider being the one to find them.

But that’s the reality today for Anthony Bourdain‘s friend ├âΓÇ░ric Ripert. The French celebrity chef found him unresponsive in his hotel room.

Just awful.

Related: Asia Argento Releases Statement On Anthony’s Tragic Passing

Now ├âΓÇ░ric has released a loving statement about his “inspiring and generous” friend, saying:

Remember, if you or someone you know is considering suicide, please contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

[Image via CNN.]

Jun 8, 2018 3:17pm PDT

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