Celebrities around the world are mourning the news of the passing of legendary fashion designer Kate Spade.
As The Blast reported, the famed fashion designer hanged herself with a scarf inside her NYC apartment and was found on Tuesday morning. NYPD tells us they received a 911 call at 10:20 AM for an unconscious person at Spade’s address. When they arrived, they found the designer unconscious and unresponsive in her bedroom.
Everyone from Chelsea Clinton, Ivanka Trump and Lucy Hale are taking to social media to remember the 55-year-old, with some pointing out at that fame does not equal happiness.
Kate Spade’s tragic passing is a painful reminder that we never truly know another’s pain or the burden they carry. If you are struggling with depression and contemplating suicide, please, please seek help. https://t.co/eruSexNoGj
— Ivanka Trump (@IvankaTrump) June 5, 2018
Very saddened to hear about the passing of Kate Spade. Mental illness does not discriminate and can happen to anyone with any circumstances. I hope she has found peace ❤️
— Lucy Hale (@lucyhale) June 5, 2018
You are not alone: national suicide hotline. 1-800-273-8255
— Mia Farrow (@MiaFarrow) June 5, 2018
My grandmother gave me my first Kate Spade bag when I was in college. I still have it. Holding Kate’s family, friends and loved ones in my heart.
— Chelsea Clinton (@ChelseaClinton) June 5, 2018
My heart is heavy after learning about the news of #katespade passing… 💔 My thoughts and prayers are with her loved ones…
— Kristen Taekman (@KristenTaekman) June 5, 2018
Kate. 😢 You never know what someone is going through. Please call
24/7 Suicide Hotline
1-800-273-8255 ❤️ #katespade
— Alyson Stoner (@AlysonStoner) June 5, 2018
Depression does not discriminate and comes without warning. RIP Kate Spade. Love to her family.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
— josh groban (@joshgroban) June 5, 2018
So much heartbreak today. I can’t stop thinking about it.
— Bethenny Frankel (@Bethenny) June 5, 2018
Kate Spade & her brand have always been so kind to me the past couple years & I’m crushed to hear about her passing. Suicide isn’t “the easy way out” and shouldn’t be mocked. My heart goes out to her family & team today 😭💕
— Tess Holliday 🥀 (@Tess_Holliday) June 5, 2018
The brand took to Twitter to release a statement on “the visionary founder of their brand.”
Spade’s designs have been a staple in the celebrity world with stars like Anna Kendrick, Kate Bosworth, Isla Fisher, Lauren Conrad and more wearing her clothing on the red carpet.
She leaves behind her husband, Andy, and 13-year-old daughter.