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Entertainment Anthony Bourdain opened up about his 'unhappy soul' in an interview a year before he died

20:15  08 june  2018
20:15  08 june  2018 Source:   businessinsider.com.au

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Despite his hectic work schedule of traveling more than 250 days a year , Anthony Bourdain has found a partner who understands him . No!'” he says. “This was an enormously helpful, inspiring thing that altered the sound for the show and changed up a lot.”

When he got home, he cleaned up his act, began taking his work seriously, and enrolled in a writing workshop at Columbia. Here, as it seems he had years before as a novelist, Bourdain makes use of a fictional setting in order to lay down his own demons, and also to settle his conscience.

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  • Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain was found dead in his hotel room on Friday.
  • The cause of death is believed to be suicide.
  • Has a history of drug addiction.
  • Last year, he told The Guardian he had been an "unhappy soul."
  • "I hurt, disappointed and offended many, many, many people and I regret a lot. It's a shame I have to live with," he said.

Anthony Bourdain, the celebrity chef who was found dead on Friday at the age of 61, opened up about his regrets, shame, and what he called his "unhappy soul" in an interview with The Guardian a year before he died.

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Bourdain, who was found in his hotel room in France on Friday morning, is believed to have killed himself.

He was the host of CNN's "Parts Unknown," had written a best-seller about his time as a chef, and received countless awards and nominations for his work throughout the late 2000s and 2010s.

Anthony Bourdain in a suit and tie © Provided by Business Insider Inc However, he was known to struggle with drug addiction and had a history of heroin use.

Speaking to The Guardian in January 2017, Bourdain reflected on his chaotic life in the kitchens, saying he had finally "put aside my psychotic rage, after many years being awful to line cooks, abusive to waiters, bullying to dishwashers."

He added: "I was an unhappy soul, with a huge heroin and then crack problem.I hurt, disappointed and offended many, many, many people and I regret a lot. It's a shame I have to live with."

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Over the years , Bourdain has regularly been approached about opening his own restaurant, and these offers might have yielded him a fortune. When I asked him what he wrote, Bourdain paused and said, “The sort of thing you write if you, you know, thought you were going to die .

However, he also said he was "in much better shape than I've probably ever been," adding: "I travel 250 days a year. I'm lean, my alcohol bloat has gone and I do Brazilian jiu-jitsu every day."

He said he had "learnt to take food less seriously and try whenever possible to experience it emotionally rather than as a professional or critic."

"When you've seen what I've seen on a regular basis it changes your world view," he said.

Bourdain had been in France working on new episodes "Parts Unknown," in which he travels the world and reports on local cuisine and culture, when he was found on Friday.

"I've spent such a lot of time in the developing world, I was caught in a war in Beirut, been in Liberia, the Congo, Iraq and Libya and realised how fast things can get bad, how arbitrary good fortune and cruelty and death," he said in the interview. "I suppose I've learnt humility. Or something."

On being close to death at points in his career, he added: "The great Warren Zevon was asked, close to death, whether he had any important words of wisdom to pass on and he said, 'Enjoy every sandwich.' I definitely enjoy my sandwiches, given how low I fell and how likely it was that there was going to be a different and tragic outcome.

Chefs are responding to the news of Anthony Bourdain's death with touching tributes on social media

  Chefs are responding to the news of Anthony Bourdain's death with touching tributes on social media Anthony Bourdain, the American celebrity chef who hosted CNN's "Parts Unknown," was found dead in an apparent suicide on Friday morning, CNN reported. He was 61. Bourdain was in France at the time. He was working on new episodes of "Parts Unknown," in which he travelled the world reporting on different cuisines and cultures.Several famous chefs have spoken out on social media with messages of tribute and sadness.

Before he was the guy from Parts Unknown, he was 44, never had a savings account, hadn't filed taxes in 10 years , and was AWOL on his AmEx bill. My book imprint — it’s called Anthony Bourdain and it’s at Ecco Press — makes almost no money for me, but it’s deeply satisfying. I do it for love, and for

Anthony Bourdain has traveled the world in search of culinary wonders in the hit television shows No Reservations Like some insane toddler, the 59- year old Bourdain will, apparently, put anything in his mouth. He always has been I think. No such thing as writer’s block; just pick up your Elmore Leonard.

"I'm a pretty lucky man. I enjoy my food and presenting 'Parts Unknown.' I have the best job in the world."

Bourdain leaves behind a daughter and a girlfriend, Italian actress Asia Argento. Argento had accused Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault and become a vocal critic of his.

"It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdain," CNN said in a statement Friday morning.

"His love of great adventure, new friends, fine food and drink and the remarkable stories of the world made him a unique storyteller. His talents never ceased to amaze us and we will miss him very much. Our thoughts and prayers are with his daughter and family at this incredibly difficult time."

Pictures: Celebrities react to Anthony Bourdain's death

How These Celebrities Reacted to Anthony Bourdain’s Tragic Death: On Friday, world-famous chef and TV host Anthony Bourdain died at the age of 61. According to CNN, he was in France working on his show Parts Unknown, and was found unresponsive in his hotel room by a friend. The apparent cause was suicide.He was in a relationship with Asia Argento, an Italian actress who became a notable figure in the #MeToo movement after claiming Harvey Weinstein abused her in 1997. Bourdain is survived by his 11-year-old daughter, Ariane, as well as ex-wife Ottavia Busia. Celebrities around the world have been posting tributes to this remarkable man. Given that this shocking loss came just days after Kate Spade also died by apparent suicide, many are also commenting on the need to discuss mental health issues to prevent such tragic deaths. There's a prevailing opinion that people who are deemed successful and wealthy don't struggle with thoughts of suicide, but that is far from the case. To learn more about this important topic, read The CEO Suicides: The Rise of Financial Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. How These Celebrities Reacted to Anthony Bourdain’s Tragic Death

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How Anthony Bourdain Became a Leading Ally of the #MeToo Movement Through Asia Argento .
Anthony Bourdain was known not only for a being a celebrity chef but also as one of the strongest advocates for the #MeToo movement after his girlfriend, actress-director Asia Argento, came forward last fall to accuse mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault. Anthony Bourdain, who died Friday, was known not only for a being a celebrity chef and host of CNN's "Parts Unknown," but also as one of the strongest advocates for the #MeToo movement after his girlfriend, actress-director Asia Argento, came forward last fall to accuse mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault.

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