Bourdain's Ex Posts Photo of Their 'Brave' Daughter

Ariane, 11, is Bourdain's only child
By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 11, 2018 10:10 AM CDT
Bourdain's Ex Posts Photo of Their 'Brave' Daughter
This handout image taken June 4, 2018, shows Julien Schroeder, center, the chef of the Petite Venise restaurant in Colmar, France, posing with his wife, Virginie Schroeder, center right; Eric Ripert, second from left; and Anthony Bourdain, right.   (Jean-David Schroeder via AP)

A bittersweet Instagram post from Ottavia Busia-Bourdain is grabbing attention. It's a photo of Ariane, her daughter with ex-husband Anthony Bourdain, in which the 11-year-old's head is turned toward her left shoulder as she holds a microphone. The caption reads: "Our little girl had her concert today. She was amazing. So strong and brave. She wore the boots you bought her. I hope you are having a good trip, wherever you are."

The New York Post reports the photo was taken at the NYC music venue DROM. People reports it was Busia-Bourdain's first social media post since the death of Bourdain, whom she was married to from 2007 to 2016. (Details on Bourdain's suicide were released over the weekend.)

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