But she has broken her silence, sharing a photo of the couple's 11-year-old daughter, Ariane, wearing black studded boots and holding a microphone as part of her performance at the NYC music venue DROM.
"She was awesome. So strong and courageous", the proud mom captioned the photo. "She wore the boots you bought her", she said, referring to the profusely studded, knee-high footwear. "He gave me hope for what one's life can become, can be at 61".
French prosecutor Christian de Rocquigny told the Associated Press on Saturday that the famed food critic and TV personality - who was found dead in his hotel room in Kraysersberg, France, on Friday - didn't appear to put much planning into his suicide.
According to reports, Bourdain and the MMA fighter, who married in 2007, remained on good terms after they made their split public in September 2016.
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The company added that its rapid growth over the past several years has resulted in some duplication of roles and job functions. Moreover, he said that this round of layoffs is necessary so that "we never have to do this again".
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The dispute has poisoned relations between the two neighbors since Macedonia's independence from Yugoslavia in 1991. There were also rallies in Macedonia in spring, demanding the country's name to be left in place.
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At least two people were reportedly taken hostage in Paris on Tuesday, CNN affiliate BFMTV reported. An Interior Ministry official said negotiations with the suspect were taking place.
The late celebrity chef's mother, Gladys Bourdain, told the New York Post Sunday funeral plans for her son are in the hands of Ottavia because she is legally still his next of kin.
Rose McGowan has written a powerful letter in support of Anthony Bourdain's partner, Asia Argento.
"Anthony would never have wanted Asia to be hurt, I'd like to think he would want us to have the collective conversation that needs to be had about depression", she wrote.
This handout image taken on Monday June 4, 2018, and released by Jean-David Schroeder on Friday June 8, 2018, shows Julien Schroeder, centre, the chef of the Petite Venise restaurant in Colmar, eastern France, posing with his wife Virginie Schroeder, centre right, Eric Ripert, 2nd left, and Anthony Bourdain, right. I know I'm a loving father, ' said Bourdain in that interview. The suicide of her beloved lover and ally, Anthony Bourdain. He was my love, my my protector. "My thoughts are with his family", she wrote.
The Travel Channel has extended encore episodes of "Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations" on Tuesday nights. "I have changed. My husband half-jokes that he married Sophia Loren but ended up with Jean-Claude Van Damme", the 49-year-old wrote in the article.
If you are contemplating suicide, please seek help immediately by talking to someone who cares about you or by calling the Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255.