With a new deal for customers and a fresh $23 million, Mayvenn extends its hair care business

Pitching customers a new, all-inclusive service for buying and installing hair, Mayvenn is looking to significantly expand its haircare business and just raised $23 million in a new round of funding to do it. The new financing was led by Essence Ventures — and it represents the first outside investment…

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Who is Eric Ripert? 3 things to know about the famed French chef

Eric Ripert, a close friend of Anthony Bourdain’s, reportedly found the celebrity chef after his apparent suicide.  (Associated Press) French culinary star Eric Ripert is no stranger to the spotlight. But on Friday, Ripert made news for a more sobering reason. Ripert, 53, found celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain unresponsive in…

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Anthony Bourdain, CNN host and celebrity chef, hanged himself with bathrobe belt

close Video Anthony Bourdain’s death raises suicide awareness World renown celebrity chef found dead in France; experts encourage candid doctor-patient discussions. The cause of death for celebrity chef and CNN’s “Parts Unknown” host, Anthony Bourdain, has been revealed.  According to the prosecutor of Colmar in France’s Alsace region, Bourdain hanged…

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Trump ‘very sad’ over Anthony Bourdain’s death

close Video Anthony Bourdain: I would serve ‘Hemlock’ to Trump Fox411: Chef and CNN Host Anthony Bourdain, said that he would poison Donald Trump if the celebrity chef was asked to cater a peace summit between the President and Kim Jong Un President Trump said Friday he was saddened by…

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‘Indomitable’ war horse to get new cross

Image caption After World War One Songster was cared for by war veteran Sgt Major Harry Poole at his Leicestershire farm A cross is to be rededicated to a Leicestershire regiment’s horse that served in World War One. Songster was sent to France in 1914 and returned home five years…

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Celebrity funds from Jay Z, Will Smith and Robert Downey Jr. are backing a life insurance startup

Ethos, the company that bills itself as making life insurance accessible, affordable and simple, has officially come out of stealth with an $11.5 million investment led by one of the world’s top venture firms, Sequoia Capital, and additional participation from the family offices of Hollywood’s biggest stars and an NBA…

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Anthony Bourdain contemplated suicide but said daughter gave him reason ‘to live’ in one of his final interviews

Chef Anthony Bourdain holds his daughter Ariane in Miami Beach, Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008  (AP) Anthony Bourdain spoke about having “things to live for” and feeling “reasonably happy” in what would be one of his final in-depth interviews before his death. The celebrity chef was found dead of an apparent…

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Anthony Bourdain, CNN host and celebrity chef, dead at 61

Celebrity chef and television personality Anthony Bourdain died at the age of 61.  (Reuters) Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain was found dead early Friday morning. He was 61. CNN’s Brian Stelter announced on-air Friday that Bourdain hanged himself. “Anthony was found dead this morning in his hotel room in France. He…

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Chefs Remember Anthony Bourdain

For a generation of chefs and food enthusiasts, Anthony Bourdain’s book  was a passport to the seamy, sexy world of restaurant kitchens. The celebrated TVculinary and travel journalist died from an apparent suicide in his hotel room in France, where he was working on a TV show about culinary traditions, according…

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