Anthony Bourdain's 11-year-old daughter, Ariane, performs in a concert in New York days after the chef and television personality's suicide.
Anthony Bourdain's Daughter Performs In A Concert
In a photo posted on Instagram by Bourdain's estranged ex-wife Ottavia Busia, the talented young singer can be seen standing onstage with a band behind her.
Our little girl had her concert today. She was amazing. So strong and brave. She wore the boots you bought her. I hope you are having a good trip, wherever you are.19.2k Likes, 1,418 Comments - ottavia busia-bourdain (@ottaviabourdain) on Instagram: "Our little girl had her concert today. She was amazing. So strong and brave. She wore the boots you..."
In the caption, Ottavia revealed that Ariane took memories of her late father into the stage. While Bourdain could no longer be present at the performance, the talented young singer wore the boots that the renowned host had given her before he passed away.
In Appetites: A Cookbook, the celebrity chef talked about how his life changed after his daughter, Ariane, was born. He said that as soon as he saw his baby, his life shifted focus.
"From that point on, it was all about the girl," he wrote (via People).
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Anthony and Ottavia separated back in 2016 after nearly a decade of marriage. At the time, the food and travel show host divulged that he and his ex-wife remain on good terms. He remained close to Ariane.
Shortly after, he started dating Italian actress Asia Argento. They have been together ever since.
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Anthony Bourdain Found Dead In Apparent Suicide
On Friday, June 8, the world awoke to the terrible news that Anthony, a celebrated television personality, chef, and author was found dead inside his hotel room in Paris, France. The 61-year-old was reportedly in the city to film an episode of his series Parts Unkown. His friend, chef Eric Ripert, found him unconscious.
Prosecutors reported that the coroner found no evidence of foul play in his tragic passing. Toxicology tests are currently being carried out.
Following the tragic news, chefs, celebrities, and thousands of fans around the world, whose lives were touched by Anthony's work, paid tribute to the beloved television host.
During their world tour, Bono of U2 dedicated the song "Stuck in a Moment You Can't Get Out Of" to the "great storyteller who had stories he couldn't tell us."