Actress Rachel Brosnahan is paying homage to her aunt Kate Spade on the three-year anniversary of the handbag designer’s passing.
“Thinking of Katy B today and every day,” the 30-year-old star of the Amazon Prime hit show. The great Mrs. MaiselWrote on Instagram Saturday, posting a photo of Spade wearing a shiny ball gown.
On June 5, 2018, Kate died of suicide at age 55 at her home in Manhattan, New York, leaving a note for her then 13-year-old daughter, Frances. Kate’s family said: We are all saddened by today’s tragedy.” “We love Kate very much. and will miss you very much We ask that our privacy be respected as we grieve during this difficult time,” according to Kate’s husband Andy, 24. The couple split up. (although not legal) for 10 months before her death. And they are not planning to divorce.
“Kate has been suffering from depression and anxiety for years,” Andy said in a statement. “She is seeking help and working closely with her doctors to treat her disease. which took the lives of many people We contacted her the night before. and she looks happy There was no indication and no warning that she would do this. It was a complete shock. And it’s clearly not her. There is a personal demon she fights.” The designer was buried in Kansas City, Missouri, where many fans carried Kate Spade’s purse.
In 2018, celebrities responded to Kate’s death on social media, with Reese Witherspoon calling her “a wonderful, talented woman who will be deeply missed”, while Chelsea Linton remembers receiving her first Kate Spade bag from her grandmother while in college. “I’m still here,” she tweeted, “holding Kate’s family, friends and loved ones in mind.”
Kate’s family has honored her legacy – in 2018, brother-in-law David Spade donated $100,000 to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), said. people“More people suffer from mental health problems than we think. But no one should feel ashamed to ask for help.” And in 2019, the actor reflected on his “funny” family members in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter. New York Times, talking about her suicide “I felt Katy wouldn’t do that, five minutes later, but these things happened and will never come back.” Kate Spade of New York donated $1 million to Mental Health and Francis. Valentine, an apparel company named after Kate and Andy’s daughters. It launched a nylon handbag that quickly made the designer famous, with 20% of its proceeds donated to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
On Saturday, the brand Kate Spade complimented the founder of Instagram, saying, “Kate Spade brings happiness to the world. And we are committed to continuing her legacy.”
According to the World Health Organization, more than 264 million people worldwide suffer from depression. This affects women more than men, according to the Mayo Clinic. Mental health conditions cause “Constant feelings of sadness and loss of interest,” which can be treated with medication or therapy. Severe depression can sometimes lead to suicide.
Kate’s departure sheds light on the fashion industry’s mental health crisis and efforts to improve its physical condition. At the same time it underscores the idea that money and success don’t always make people happy. and in the past few years Celebrities like Naomi Osaka, Fukuoka and Prince Harry talk about mental health. to normalize the branded topic
If you or someone you know is having suicidal thoughts, call 911 or call National Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-8255 or send HOME message to Crisis Text Line at 741741
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