Anthony Bourdain

NEW YORK | Celebrity deaths force media to examine suicide reporting

NEW YORK (AP) — The deaths of designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain have caused media organizations to look at how they cover suicide and whether more could be done to prevent copycat killings, without neglecting the duty to report news. Several outlets have publicized the 1-800-273-8255 suicide prevention hotline — People and … Continue reading NEW YORK | Celebrity deaths force media to examine suicide reporting

NEW YORK | U2 dedicates song to Anthony Bourdain at Apollo show

NEW YORK —U2 frontman Bono honored the late Anthony Bourdain toward the end of the band’s special performance Monday at the Apollo Theater in Harlem. Bono spoke of losing a “lot of inspiring, useful people” over the past few years “who  gave up on their own life” alluding to the apparent suicides of musicians Chris … Continue reading NEW YORK | U2 dedicates song to Anthony Bourdain at Apollo show

Bourdain’s death means loss of a voice for immigrant workers

As passionate as Anthony Bourdain was about the restaurant industry, he also was committed to the immigrant workers who help drive it. The celebrity chef and TV host was a fierce champion to many of the overlooked minorities toiling in restaurant kitchens. He often spoke out over what he called the United States’ “hypocritical attitudes” … Continue reading Bourdain’s death means loss of a voice for immigrant workers

BURBANK, Calif | At a fashion show, Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade remembered

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Actress-model Jaime King is still reeling from the recent deaths of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade. She had met both, but was more familiar with Spade, having started to work with the fashion icon when she was 14. King praised Spade for making “everybody feel welcome.” King also met Bourdain while … Continue reading BURBANK, Calif | At a fashion show, Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade remembered

PARIS | The Latest: US Embassy in Paris extends Bourdain condolences

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the death of Anthony Bourdain (all times local): 4:20 p.m. The U.S. Embassy in Paris is extending its condolences to friends and family of Anthony Bourdain. The American TV celebrity and food writer was found dead at age 61 on Friday in his hotel room in France. He’d been … Continue reading PARIS | The Latest: US Embassy in Paris extends Bourdain condolences

PARIS | The Latest: Chefs shocked by Anthony Bourdain’s death

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the death of Anthony Bourdain (all times local): 3:35 p.m. Friends and colleagues of American TV celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain are saying they’re shocked and heartbroken over his death. Chef Gordon Ramsay tweeted he was stunned and saddened. Ramsay wrote that Bourdain “brought the world into our homes and … Continue reading PARIS | The Latest: Chefs shocked by Anthony Bourdain’s death

Reaction to criminal charges filed against Harvey Weinsten

“I hope this gives hope to victims and survivors everywhere, that we are one step closer to justice. Because one win is a win for all of us.” — Weinstein accuser Rose McGowan, to The Associated Press. In a tweet: “We got you, Harvey Weinstein, we got you.” “Today Harvey Weinstein will take his first … Continue reading Reaction to criminal charges filed against Harvey Weinsten