Asia Argento, the girlfriend of the late Anthony Bourdain, has seemingly reacted to a bombshell new biography of the superstar chef.
“Stop busting my balls,” Argento, 47, captioned a Wednesday, September 28, Instagram Story snap of herself sporting a black shirt. The Marie Antoinette actress’ tee featured a picture of bodybuilder Ronnie Coleman.
The Italy native’s cryptic social media message comes hours after an excerpt of Charles Leerhsen’s unauthorized ebook about Bourdain’s culinary profession was revealed. People shared a snippet of copy on Wednesday, together with the Parts Unknown host’s ultimate dialog with Argento. Down and Out in Paradise is set for a Tuesday, October 11, launch.
“Is there anything I can do?” Bourdain reportedly requested his then-girlfriend, per Leerhsen’s ebook. Argento, for her half, replied: “Stop busting my balls.”
The Kitchen Confidential writer additionally allegedly instructed the actress that she was “reckless with my heart.”
Argento had not learn Leerhshen’s literary work however was not proud of the writer publishing a narrative about Bourdain’s ultimate moments earlier than his dying.
“I wrote clearly to this man that he could not publish anything I said to him,” she instructed the New York Times in a Tuesday, September 27, assertion.
Bourdain died by suicide on the age of 61 in Strasbourg, France, in June 2018 whereas he was within the nation to movie his Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown docuseries for CNN.
“It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdain,” CNN mentioned in a press release on the time. “His love of great adventure, new friends, fine food and drink and the remarkable stories of the world made him a unique storyteller. His talents never ceased to amaze us and we will miss him very much. Our thoughts and prayers are with his daughter at this incredibly difficult time.”
The acclaimed chef is survived by 15-year-old daughter Ariane, whom he shared with ex-wife Ottavia Busia, and Argento, who he started relationship in 2017.
“Anthony gave all of himself in everything that he did. His brilliant, fearless spirit touched and inspired so many, and his generosity knew no bounds,” the Scarlet Diva actress tweeted after her then-beau’s dying. “He was my love, my rock, my protector. I am beyond devastated. My thoughts are with his family. I would ask that you respect their privacy and mine.”
Following Bourdain’s dying, CNN aired the ultimate season of Parts Unknown, during which the late host received two posthumous Emmy Awards trophies.
If you or somebody you recognize is in emotional misery or contemplating suicide, name the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).