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Celebrity chef, author and television star Anthony Bourdain was found dead from an apparent suicide in a French hotel room, according to a CNN report on Friday.

Friends and fans of the "Parts Unknown" host were shocked to learn of Bourdain's death, and many of his admirers and colleagues expressed their grief and paid tribute to the late icon on social media.

Culinary stars such as Andrew Zimmern and Gordon Ramsay, along with many of Bourdain's co-workers at CNN, shared their thoughts on his passing and memories of the star via Twitter on Friday. President Barack Obama, who once appeared in an episode of "Parts Unknown," tweeted out his condolences as well.

Celebrities react to the death of Anthony Bourdain

Celebrities reach to the death of Anthony Bourdain

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