Kate Spade's Husband Releases Statement: 'There Was No Indication And No Warning'

Joann Johnston
June 8, 2018

"Kate suffered from depression and anxiety for many years", the statement said. Our daughter was our priority. The fashion designer's sister claimed the 55-year-old would repeatedly watch news coverage of the actor's suicide. Reportedly, her housekeeper found her hanging on the doorknob, using a red scarf as the noose around 10:20 a.m. ET.

Federal health officials said on Thursday that U.S. suicides had risen by 30% since 1999, and presents a "growing public health problem". A suicide note was left at the scene, but police officials declined to disclose its contents. He said they were not legally separated and never discussed divorce.

But shortly after Frances Beatrix's birth in 2005, the couple sold Kate Spade New York to concentrate on raising their daughter.

Spade was working as an accessories editor at Mademoiselle magazine when she launched her company with her husband in their apartment in 1993.

Now, the Medical Examiner's Office has released information on Thursday stating that Kate took her own life. The entrepreneur was spotted with his daughter on the day of her mother's passing at her school, where he arrived with a police officer to pick her up and tell her the news, a source told the Daily Mail. "She was exceedingly kind, beautifully sensitive, insanely talented, amusing as heck and one of the most generous people I have ever known".

"She had a light that words can't capture but touched everyone she came into contact with", Brosnahan wrote on Instagram alongside a video of the designer dancing with Andy Spade.

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The ruling comes two days after the 55-year-old iconic fashion designer was found dead in her New York City apartment.

On Wednesday, Kate's father told the Kansas City Star that his daughter had been prescribed unidentified medication, which he urged her not to take.

"Kate designed with great charm and humor, and built a global empire that reflected exactly who she was and how she lived". We were together for 35 years.

He stressed that Kate had not been abusing any substances or alcohol, nor had there been any business problems.

Frances Valentine, with which she was involved until her death, focuses exclusively on shoes and handbags. "We loved each other very much and simply needed a break", Andy Spade added.

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