Anthony Bourdain bares all in 'indelible' never-before-seen image before his death

月曜日に, the Vanity Fair Instagram account posted a picture taken of Bourdain by photographer Melanie Dunea, and in the post’s caption, the publication describes the visual asone of the most indelible images ever taken of the late Anthony Bourdain.

Neither of us had expected this image to become such a big deal,” Dunea wrote in a July 23 Vanity Fair piece of the journeyman who isarmed with a bone and a cigarettein the never-before-seen snap. “‘Images have so much power and you can’t control the interpretations.At the link in [the outlet’s] バイオ, she reflects on the way their friendship evolved over time—and the photographs that cemented it.

Bourdain took his life in 2018 while he was filming in France. 彼がいた 61.

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Dunea also shared the image to her own Instagram profile and captioned the post, “Bourdain, My camera, and Me,” the title of the story she penned for the magazine.

She called the pictureA very public photograph and the very personal story behind it.

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Morgan Neville’s film, タイトル “ロードランナー: A Film About Anthony Bourdain,” is the first time many who were close to the ‘’Parts Unknownstar openly discussed his life and death, including his ex-wife Ottavia Busia.

The pair were married in 2007 but separated in 2016. による ピープル誌, the two never formally divorced but dated other people as they co-parented their daughter Ariane, 今 14.

I thought he was going to be this bad boy – a little bit arrogant and not what I was expecting but endearing nonetheless,” Busia recalled in the film, アウトレットが引用したように.

While the “部品不明” star wasn’t sure he’d be a great dad, Busia said his outlook changed when their daughter was born.

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Any doubts I may have had dissipated when I realized how happy he was that he was going to be a father,” she said in the film.

She went on to explain that Bourdain’s filming schedule, which often saw him away from the family for 250 days a year, ultimately took its toll on their marriage.

It always seemed like what he wanted was this idyllic picture of family and ordinary life but then when he got it, I don’t know if he was… I don’t know,” Busia admitted, アウトレットが引用したように. “After a while maybe that wasn’t enough anymore.

Following their separation, Busia maintained that she noticed a change in Bourdain and had an inkling something was amiss.

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He was not the same person,” 彼女は言いました. “Something changed and became really heavy but he started going to therapy at a certain point and I thought, ‘I can take a step back. I don’t have to be like, ええと, always so worried about him.'

I feel like that is something that I will always… I should have kept an eye on him more,” 彼女は言いました.

She added that her recollection of Bourdain in the film would likely be the last time she discusses him publicly as she simply wants to focus her energy on raising their daughter.

I want to remember when we were together, all the amazing things that we’d done and the amazing person he was,” 彼女は言いました.

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Fox News’ Stephanie Nolasco contributed to this report.