The chef and travel presenter Anthony Bourdain committed suicide in June 2018 at age 61 while in Kaysersberg, Francewhere he was going to film an episode of his series Parts Unknown with your close friend and French chef Eric Ripert.
According to a report at the time, the celebrity had allegedly commented that “He felt dazed” in the weeks before his deathdue to the release of the Hong Kong-recorded episode of the show that aired on CNN, which was Directed by Bourdain’s girlfriend, Asia Argento.
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But the Italian film and television actress and director and Bourdain had a troubled relationship.plus the chef was still married to his ex-wife Ottavia Busia. This is revealed in unauthorized biography of the deceased, titled Down and Out in Paradisewritten by Charles LeerhsenAuthor best-seller of New York Times thanks to the play Ty Cobb: A Terrible Beauty. The story will go on sale on October 11.
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The unauthorized biography documents the a Vassar College dropout’s rise to fame as a foodie superstar who traveled 250 days a year. But what distinguishes this work from similar works that set out to tell Bourdain’s story are the intimate details of his last days in Francetaken largely from text messages and emails on your phone and laptop.
Argento had commented in September 2018, three months after the suicide, that the couple “cheated” on each other. “It was not a problem for us,” she assured at the time.
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However, one text fight with Argento, included in the book, tells a different story. In those communications, Bourdain told Argento: “You were careless with my heart”.
Although Argento has not responded to media requests for comment on these revelations, The actress published on social networks an image of herself with a T-shirt with the message ‘Stop busting my balls’ (‘Stop breaking my balls’, in Spanish), alluding to one of the responses she gave the late cook.
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She had sent the same message to her partner the night before he died, according to Leerhsen’s book. “Is there anything I can do?” Bourdain asked him to Argento in the conversation, which is included on the first page of the next biography. “Stop breaking my balls,” Argento replied.to which Bourdain replied: “Okay.”
The next day, Bourdain was found dead. in his hotel room in Kaysersberg.
During his final days filming his CNN series with Chef Ripert, Bourdain quarreled with the Italian actress while on set and had to leave filming “several times to talk to her on the phone,” according to an excerpt from the book. Supposedly Bourdain was angry after the paparazzi saw her with the French journalist Hugo Clément.
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“Things escalated when, according to reports, she told him that she no longer wanted to be with him. Everybody watched him all day and night, because I was incredibly distressed. More screaming phone calls came during the day,” the excerpt collects.
In his September 2018 interview, which he conducted after facing backlash following Bourdain’s death, Argento appeared crying before the cameras of DailyMailTV. “People say I murdered him. They say I killed him. Do people have to think that he killed himself because of something like that? He had also cheated on me. It was not a problem for us. He was a man who traveled 265 days a year. We enjoyed each other’s company very much when we saw each other. But we are not children. We are adults”.