Kate Spade's husband says she battled demons but death was complete shock

08 June, 2018, 06:37 | Author: Irvin Gilbert
  • Ron Galella via Getty Images                   Kate Spade appears with brother-in-law David Spade at the 69th Annual Academy Awards in 1997 in Los Angeles

The family of late fashion designer Kate Spade is not happy about her sister's public comments following her death. She "sounded happy" the night before she committed suicide. And it clearly wasn't her. She got her start in fashion working for Mademoiselle magazine in the fashion accessories department.

He went on to state how they were "not legally separated" and have "never even discussed divorce".

Federal health officials said on Thursday that U.S. suicides had risen by 30% since 1999, and presents a "growing public health problem". We were together for 35 years. "Kate loved Bea so very much".

Andy Spade says his wife had been actively seeking help and treatment for depression and anxiety. Her death was apparently caused by hanging, WNBC reported. She reportedly left a suicide note addressed to her 13-year-old daughter, telling the girl that the decision was not her fault and not to blame herself.

The New York City medical examiner's office said Thursday that the death of Kate Spade, the designer who was found in her apartment this week, was a suicide.

Andy Spade said he was appalled that "a private message to my daughter" had been shared with the media.

Andy added that he is focusing on his daughter and "protecting her privacy as she deals with the unimaginable grief of losing her mother".

Sister of Dutch Queen Maxima found dead in Argentina
Her body was found Wednesday night by her mother María del Carmen Cerruti and a friend of Zorreguieta, said news agency EFE. She had also worked for the social development ministry in Buenos Aires province and at a United Nations office in Panama.

Earl "Frank" Brosnahan, Spade's father, has also spoken out about his daughter's death, telling The Kansas City Star he'd spoken to Spade the night before. Dr. Lieberman did not treat Spade personally.

"It was Katy's way to be accessible and available to everyone", he said.

And she changed her name to Katherine Noel Frances Valentine Brosnahan Spade. He said he became aware of it about 18 months ago.

"[But] she didn't want to", he said.

Kate Spade's husband is revealing details of her mental health struggles. There was no substance or alcohol abuse. "They both agreed to it. They were very close", he said.

"She kept watching it and watching it over and over. Long before we talked about 'authenticity, ' she defined it".

"She really felt she could power through it on her own", she said. "So pretty I dont think everyone knew how f***ing amusing she was". I would never do that. "She has a brand loyalty like none I have ever seen", Hitha Herzog, chief research officer of H Squared Research, told ABC News.

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