The announcement that the designer’s father had died was sent to a local newspaper only minutes before the scheduled beginning of her funeral.
When news broke that Kate Valentine, better known as Kate Spade, took her own life earlier this month, it rocked both the fashion industry and the wider world. On Wednesday morning, Kate Spade, the brand, announced its plan to donate more than $1 million to causes dedicated to suicide ...
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The suicides of designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain this week have stunned the world and triggered thousands of emotional responses from Yahoo commenters. The back-to-back losses are a stark reminder of what the World Health Organization calls a “global phenomenon.” Close to 800,000 people die due to suicide every year, the WHO reports, making an average of one person every 40 seconds. Along with grieving family and friends, Yahoo commenters are asking: Why?
After the suicide of a celebrity such as Kate Spade or Anthony Bourdain, other vulnerable people might ask, "If their life is so bad, and they had everything, what hope is there for someone like me?”
The news of Anthony Bourdain’s death comes just days after designer Kate Spade died by suicide. Both left behind teenager daughters, Bourdain’s age 11, Spade’s 13.
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