Asia Argento shares blunt message after Anthony Bourdain's death

Continuing to share her emotion. Asia Argento hasn’t shied away from social media following the death of her boyfriend Anthony Bourdain, and she isn’t stopping now.

The 42-year-old Italian actress posted a selfie to her Instagram Story on Monday, June 18, with the blunt caption: “Life is a bitch and then you die.”

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The message was posted just 10 days after the 61-year-old TV personality was found dead on June 8, when his pal Eric Ripert discovered him unresponsive in his hotel room in France. Authorities revealed that there was no evidence of foul play and that Bourdain had died by suicide.

Shortly after the news of his death, Argento penned an emotional letter.

“Anthony gave all of himself in everything that he did. His brilliant, fearless spirit touched and inspires so many, and his generosity knew no bounds,” she wrote on Instagram later that same day. “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.”

Argento later reflected in a Story of the lyrics David Bowie’s hit song “Lazarus” on June 14.

“Look up here, I’m in heaven / I’ve got scars that can’t be seen / I’ve got drama, can’t be stolen / Everybody knows me now,” she wrote on top of a screenshot of the song. “[Verse 2] Look up here, man, I’m in danger/ I’ve got nothing left to lose / I’m so high it makes my brain whirl / Dropped my cell phone down below / Ain’t that just like me?”

Argento and Bourdain began dating in 2017 after working together on the 2016 Rome episode of the hit CNN series, Parts Unknown.

If you or someone you know is in emotional distress or considering suicide, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

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Italian actress Asia Argento smiles during arrivals for [German director Wim Wenders'] in-competition film "Don't Come Knocking" at the 58th Cannes Film Festival May 19, 2005.
Italian actress Argento waves during arrivals for director Wenders' film entry "Don't Come Knocking" at Cannes Film Festival. Italian actress Asia Argento waves during arrivals for German director Wim Wenders in-competition film "Don't Come Knocking" at the 58th Cannes Film Festival May 19, 2005. REUTERS/John Schults
Jury member and Italian actress Asia Argento waves as she poses during a photocall at the 62nd Cannes Film Festival May 13, 2009. The 62nd Cannes film festival opens on Wednesday and 20 films compete for the prestigious Palme d'Or which will be awarded on May 24. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier (FRANCE ENTERTAINMENT)
Italian actress Asia Argento arrives on the red carpet for the screening of the film "Inglourious Basterds" at the 62nd Cannes Film Festival May 20, 2009. Twenty films compete for the prestigious Palme d'Or which will be awarded on May 24. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler (FRANCE ENTERTAINMENT)
Italian actress Asia Argento poses on the red carpet before the MTV Europe Awards ceremony in Berlin November 5, 2009. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (GERMANY ENTERTAINMENT)
Asia Argento poses on the red carpet as she arrives for the screening of the animated film "Up" by director Pete Docter on the opening night of the 62nd Cannes Film Festival May 13, 2009. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler (FRANCE ENTERTAINMENT)
Jury member and Italian actress Asia Argento is seen on stage as she attends the opening ceremony of the 62nd Cannes Film Festival May 13, 2009. The 62nd Cannes film festival opens on Wednesday and 20 films compete for the prestigious Palme d'Or which will be awarded on May 24. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau (FRANCE ENTERTAINMENT) FOR BEST QUALITY IMAGE: ALSO SEE GM1E6821BI201
Jury member and Italian actress Asia Argento poses during a photocall at the 62nd Cannes Film Festival May 13, 2009. The 62nd Cannes film festival opens on Wednesday and 20 films compete for the prestigious Palme d'Or which will be awarded on May 24. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (FRANCE ENTERTAINMENT)
Actress Asia Argento poses on the red carpet for the screening of the film "Dario Argento Dracula" at the 65th Cannes Film Festival, May 20, 2012. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier (FRANCE - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT HEADSHOT)
Actress Asia Argento poses on the red carpet as she arrives at the closing ceremony of the 66th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes May 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier (FRANCE - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT HEADSHOT)
Actress Asia Argento stands on stage during the closing ceremony of the 66th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes May 26, 2013. REUTERS/Yves Herman (FRANCE - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
Director Asia Argento poses on the red carpet as she arrives for the screening of the film "Incompresa" (Misunderstood) in competition for the category "Un Certain Regard" at the 67th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes May 22, 2014. REUTERS/Yves Herman (FRANCE - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT HEADSHOT)
Chef Anthony Bourdain (R) and actor Asia Argento (L) pose at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California September 9, 2017. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok
Italian actress Asia Argento poses as she arrives on May 19, 2018 for the closing ceremony and the screening of the film 'The Man Who Killed Don Quixote' at the 71st edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. (Photo by Loic VENANCE / AFP) (Photo credit should read LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)
Italian actress Asia Argento arrives on stage on May 19, 2018 during the closing ceremony of the 71st edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. (Photo by Valery HACHE / AFP) (Photo credit should read VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)
ROME, ITALY - JANUARY 20: The actress Asia Argento that denounced Harvey Weinstein for rape, demonstrates against violence and against Trump in solidarity with American women during the Women's March along with the #MeToo movement,on January 20, 2018 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Simona Granati - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 09: Asia Argento and Anthony Bourdain attend the 2017 Creative Arts Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 9, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 17: Asia Argento attends the Opening Gala dinner during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 17, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 17: Actress Asia Argento arrives at Nice airport during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at on May 17, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/GC Images)
ROME, ITALY - APRIL 23: Margareth Made and Asia Argento attend during the 'Ballando Con Le Stelle' Tv Show at Auditorium RAI on April 23, 2016 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Ernesto Ruscio/Getty Images)
MILAN, ITALY - JUNE 07: Asia Argento attends Convivio 2016 photocall on June 7, 2016 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)
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