Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade and Celebrity Suicides
Kate Spade was a famous fashion designer, and Anthony Bourdain was a famous chef.
Anthony Bourdain has died in an apparent suicide at 61
Anthony Bourdain, world-traveling chef and TV star, dies at 61 in apparent suicide
Kate Spade’s Death Officially Declared Suicide by Hanging: Medical Examiner
Kate Spade, fashion designer, found dead in apparent suicide
Kate Spade’s brother slams speculation over sister’s mental health issues
In the wake of Kate Spade’s death, looking at suicide differently
Celebrity suicides are a reminder we all shoulder a burden. We have to help each other carry it
One Lesson From Celebrity Suicides: Stop Deadpooling Troubled Stars (Guest Blog)
‘Shocking’ suicides of Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade reveal dangers of mental health stigma
…But unlike people with heart disease and cancer, those living with the mental health struggles that lead to suicide often don’t seek treatment or open up to friends and family about their deep despair.
Those who may try to hide their suffering can include famous, successful and outwardly happy, got-it-all-together celebrities like Spade and Bourdain.
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Celebrity, Fame, and Fortune Don’t Always Guarantee Happiness and Fulfillment
I sometimes wonder about people who believe that becoming famous, sexy, or wealthy will make their life easier, better, or happier.
I don’t think fame and fortune are all that they are cracked up to be.
Some of the most pitiful, lonely, miserable people in the world are the people who are supposed to have it all, our society tells us: the good-looking, wealthy, and famous.
About every biography and article I read about a celebrity reveals that in spite of all their wealth and fame (or sex appeal, if they are known for that), they are deeply unhappy.
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