Celebrities mourn death of designer Kate Spade

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jun 06 2018 04:36 PM

The outside of a Kate Spade store is seen in Manhattan, New York. Shannon Stapleton, Reuters

MANILA – Celebrities and members of the fashion industry took to social media to mourn the death of designer Kate Spade on Tuesday.

The 55-year-old fashion designer, one of the biggest names in American fashion, was found dead in her New York apartment in an apparent suicide.

Prominent personalities expressed their sympathies to Spade’s family, while others used the unfortunate incident to shed light on mental health issues. 

Here are some of their posts on the microblogging site Twitter:

REESE WITHERSPOON

LEA SALONGA

CHELSEA CLINTON

IVANKA TRUMP

JOSH GROBAN

KATHY GRIFFIN

RACHELLE ZOE

BRYANBOY

LUCY HALE

LENA DUNHAM

JESSICA VOSK

MICHELLE VISAGE

CAMILLE CO

Editor's note:

A group in the Philippines is dedicated to addressing those who have suicidal tendencies.

The crisis hotlines of the Natasha Goulbourn Foundation aim to make these individuals feel that someone is ready to listen to them.

These are their hotline numbers:

Information and Crisis Intervention Center

(02) 804-HOPE (4673)
0917-558-HOPE (4673) or (632) 211-4550
0917-852-HOPE (4673) or (632) 964-6876
0917-842-HOPE (4673) or (632) 964-4084

In Touch Crisis Lines:

0917-572-HOPE or (632) 211-1305
(02) 893-7606 (24/7)
(02) 893-7603 (Mon-Fri, 9 am-5 pm)
Globe (63917) 800.1123 or (632) 506.7314
Sun (63922) 893.8944 or (632) 346.8776