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When news broke that Anthony Bourdain was found dead in his hotel room in France, friends, coworkers and fans went to social media to mourn, reacting to his death.

CNN confirmed Bourdain’s cause of death as suicide. He was the host of CNN’s series “Parts Unknown.” Eric Ripert, a chef and friend of Bourdain, found him unresponsive in his hotel room Friday morning, CNN reported. Bourdain was in France filming a new episode of the series.

>>Read: Chef, author, TV star Anthony Bourdain dead at 61

The reaction on social media varied from thoughts and prayers to asking why.

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FILE PHOTO: Chef Anthony Bourdain speaks onstage during the panel Anthony Bourdain talks with Patrick Radden Keefe at New York Society for Ethical Culture on October 7, 2017 in New York City. Bourdain died at the age of 61. (Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images for The New Yorker)

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