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Anthony Bourdain and Ottavia Busia Split 2016

Anthony Bourdain and Wife Ottavia Busia Have Split After 9 Years of Marriage

Anthony Bourdain and wife Ottavia Busia have separated after nine years of marriage, People confirms. While promoting his upcoming cookbook, Appeties, Bourdain told the publication, "I love my family but it's not an ordinary family," after revealing that he travels "250 days a year." The couple were married in 2007 and have a 9-year-old daughter, Ariane Bourdain. Ottavia reportedly told Page Six via email, "Because of professional decisions we both have made, my husband and I have been for years in an unconventional relationship. Nothing has changed. We love each other. We respect the decisions the other has made. And we'll always consider ourselves a family." Anthony recently took home an Emmy award for outstanding informational series or special for his work on CNN's Parts Unknown, and Ottavia congratulated him on Instagram. In October, Anthony will begin touring for his second live show, The Hunger.

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