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Oprah talked about the recent celebrity suicides on the red carpet, and although she meant well, her message was problematic.
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?”
In reacting to the news of Bourdain’s death on social media, many have pointed out how tragic the experience must have been for Ripert, who found Bourdain after the suicide.
Barack Obama, Bryan Cranston, Gordon Ramsay, and Chrissy Teigen were among those paying their respects to the late Anthony Bourdain.
She had struggled with depression in the past and chose to write her thesis on how gender relates to suicide.
In tragic news that has rocked the Dutch royal family, Inés Zorreguieta's death is being treated as a probable suicide.
Designer Kate Spade's husband, Andy, admits that his wife's suicide came as a complete shock in his first statement since her death.
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Kate Spade was born Katherine Brosnahan in Kansas City, Mo., in 1962, and created her eponymous label in 1993 with her then boyfriend — who later became her husband — Andy Spade.
Many people tweeted their devastation about Kate Spade's passing and discredited a common misconception about the reasons for suicide.
The 17-year-old daughter of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith shared that during a tough period of her life she cut herself.
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