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Entertainment Anthony Bourdain's mother says his body is stuck in France

05:56  11 june  2018
05:56  11 june  2018 Source:   thefix.nine.com.au

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  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.

Anthony Bourdain was in a “dark mood” in the days leading up to his suicide, his best friend and traveling companion told the famed chef’ s mother . The newspaper said his body was taken out the backdoor to a morgue in Colmar, the nearest city.

The last photo Anthony shared of his mother was one from his childhood which also featured his brother Christopher. In a statement provided to PEOPLE, the U. S . Embassy in Paris said , “We can confirm the death of Anthony Bourdain in the Haut-Rhin department of France .

Anthony Bourdain.© Daniel Zuchnik/WireImage Anthony Bourdain. Funeral plans for celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain have been put on hold while the family waits for the French government to allow his body to be flown back to the US.

According to Anthony's 83-year old mother, red tape is behind the delay in returning his body to the family.

"They won’t be shipping his remains back for a couple of days because of formalities," Gladys Bourdain told The Post on Sunday. "Listen, I lived there for five years — nothing is done quickly."

Because Anthony's estranged wife, Ottavia Busia Bourdain, is still his next of kin, the funeral plans are in her hands.

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Anthony Bourdain was in a “dark mood” in the days leading up to his suicide, his best friend and traveling companion told the famed chef’ s mother . The newspaper said his body was taken out the backdoor to a morgue in Colmar, the nearest city.

Bourdain ' s mother , Gladys Bourdain , told The New York Times that Ripert had told her Anthony Bourdain : A Life in Pictures. Bourdain was in France to film an episode for Parts Unknown. On Thursday night, hours before his body was found, Bourdain did not show up for dinner.

"Although they’re separated, she’ll be in charge of whatever happens," Gladys explained. "We haven’t talked for a couple days. I’m sure she’s as broken up as I am."

On Friday, Anthony, 61, was found dead in his room at the Le Chambard hotel in Kaysersberg-Vignoble, France.

In an interview with the New York Times that day, Gladys said she had no idea her son was suicidal.

"He is absolutely the last person in the world I would have ever dreamed would do something like this," she said. "He had everything. Success beyond his wildest dreams. Money beyond his wildest dreams."

She said that her son "had been in a dark mood these past couple of days."

Readers seeking support and information about suicide prevention can contact Lifeline on 13 11 14, Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467 or Kids Helpline on 1800 551 800.

Anthony Bourdain Cremated in France After Suicide .
Anthony Bourdain was cremated in France less than one week after he died by suicide, Us Weekly can confirm. The news comes shortly after the late chef’s mom, Gladys Bourdain, told Page Six that the family was waiting on the French government’s approval to fly her son’s body back to the U.S.

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