Anthony Bourdain Dead at 61

The culinary world is mourning the loss of renowned chef, host and writer Anthony Bourdain. The chef committed suicide earlier today. He was 61.

Bourdain was also the host of the Emmy-winning CNN Show, “Parts Unknown,” which began airing its 11 season last month.

Bourdain apparently hanged himself in his hotel room in France.

“It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdain,” the network 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.”

Bourdain was in France working on an upcoming episode of his show at the time of his death. He was found unresponsive in his hotel room Friday morning by his friend Eric Ripert.


Issa Rae and Michael B. Jordan for VARIETY

Michael B. Jordan and Issa Rae take over the latest issue of Variety Magazine.

The pair aren’t a couple, but they have both been household names over the past year due to his role in “Black Panther” and because the heightened popularity of her show, “Insecure.”

Check out some of their behind the scenes photos from their photoshoot below.

Kate Spade Dead at 55

Famed fashion designer Kate Spade has died from an apparent suicide. She was 55.

Spade was reportedly found hanging from a red scarf Tuesday at her home in Manhattan.

The designer was discovered by a housekeeper. A suicide note was also left, but the full details on what was written have not been revealed.

“We are all devastated by today’s tragedy,” her family said in a statement via the New York Daily News. “We loved Kate dearly and will miss her terribly. We would ask that our privacy be respected as we grieve during this very difficult time.”

Spade is survived by her husband of 24 years and her 13-year-old daughter, Frances.

Ariana Grande Ditches Pony for VOGUE

Ariana Grande is showing off her blonde ambition for the July issue of British VOGUE.

The singer has a new hairdo and a new man to match. America has watched Grande grow from an awkward red-headed teen to a blossoming young woman.

In this issue, Grande dishes with the magazine about all of the changes that have taken place over the past year and what’s to come.

Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande Show PDA on Instagram

SNL star Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande are no longer hiding their love.

Grande posted the above photo with the caption: “i thought u into my life woah ! look at my mind.”

Although the exact time frame of when they started dating is unknown, two have been spotted together for the past few weeks.

Davidson was on hand to support Grande backstage at the Billboard Music Awards on May 20 where she performed her new single.

The pair met back when Grande hosted SNL in 2016.

Yara Shahidi for Harper’s Bazaar Arabia

Yara Shahidi covers Harper’s Bazaar Arabia.

The Grown-ish Star is pretty in pink, as she poses for a series of photos featuring the pretty pastel color.

Shahidi has quickly come into her own and is now being seen as both a role model and activist.

While some celebrities use their platform to troll or argue with fans, Shahidi is spending her time elevating other women and being encouraged.

ABC Cancels ‘Roseanne’ Following Racist Tweet

ABC has canceled its hit sitcom reboot, “Roseanne.”
This move comes after the actress unleashed a fury of tweets, one of which compared former aide Valerie Jarrett to an animal.

In the now-deleted tweet, Barr wrote, “Muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj.” Barr was responding to a comment about Valerie Jarrett, a former aide to President Obama.

The actress apologized and said she was “now leaving Twitter.” Before the official cancellation announcement, consulting producer and comedienne Wanda Sykes quit the show.

The cancellation comes just months after it’s renewal.

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