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Trump Extends Condolences After Death Of Anthony Bourdain

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President Donald Trump expressed condolences on Friday to the family of celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain who was recently found dead by suicide.

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“I think it’s very sad,” Trump told reporters. “In fact, I want to extend to his family my heartfelt condolences. That was very shocking when I woke up this morning, Anthony Bourdain is dead. And I enjoyed his show. He was quite a character, I will say. So I just want to extend my condolences.”

Trump also expressed sympathy toward the family of fashion designer Kate Spade who died by suicide earlier this week. (RELATED: Report: Kate Spade Left Suicide Note Addressed To Daughter)

At age 61, Bourdain was found unresponsive in a hotel in France where he was traveling to film his “Parts Unknown” series.

Trump took a wide variety of questions Friday morning before traveling to the G7 Summit in Quebec.

The National Suicide Prevention Hotline phone number is 1-800-273-8255.