Here’s How 20 Celebrities Reacted To Anthony Bourdain’s Death


Earlier this morning, celebrity chef and TV personality Anthony Bourdain was found dead at 61 of apparent suicide. Throughout the years, Bourdain used food to encourage people to open their minds, travel the world, and meet different kinds of people — especially ones they may otherwise have little in common with. The news of Bourdain’s death hit many hard, including celebrities who had worked with him or admired his work.

Here are 20 reactions from actors, musicians and figureheads who are mourning the loss of a truly amazing man.

1. Chef Gordan Ramsay not only expressed his sadness, but tweeted a help line for people who may be struggling with depression

2. Model and social media personality Chrissy Teigen said what we were all thinking

3. President Barrack Obama tweeted a picture worth a thousand words

4. Lin-Manuel Miranda shared how Bourdain had changed the way he looked at food

5. Actor and Dancer Harry Shum Jr. shared just how much Bourdain meant to him

6. Actress Melissa Fumero also tweeted about how Bourdain’s life — and death — affected her

7. Scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson shared a photo and a sweet epitaph

8. Model Hailey Baldwin was too shocked to say much

9. Writer Lauren Duca left the number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for anyone who may need it

10. Actor Andy Richter touched upon Bourdain’s “beautiful legacy”

11. Actor Patton Oswalt didn’t mention Bourdain by name, but he did leave the National Suicide Hotline for people who may need it

12. Actress and comedian Chelsea Peretti said what we were all thinking

13. Actress Lena Waithe explained just how influential Bourdain truly was

14. Musician Questlove’s message was simple but relatable

15. Filmmaker Lexi Alexander highlighted just a few of the wonderful things Bourdain contributed to the world

16. Rose McGowan left a tearful video for anyone thinking of committing suicide

17. Comedian Jenny Yang also spoke of Bourdain’s legacy in the world

18. Actor Jonah Ray Rodrigues tweeted heartfelt memories he had of Bourdain, including this clip

19. Writer Dana Schwartz explained why his death hit so hard

20. Actress Felicia Day took a moment to remember his “sense of adventure, celebration of uniqueness and joi de vivre”

If you or someone you know is struggling with depression or suicidal thoughts, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.