Before his shocking death, Anthony Bourdain was a man in love.
The Parts Unknown host had been dating Asia Argento, an Italian actress who is also prominent in the #metoo movement, for more than a year.
A friend of the actor, who had spent time with Bourdain recently, tells PEOPLE the chef “was madly in love with Asia” before his death by suicide last week.
“Like a teenage boy just absolutely lovestruck,” the insider tells PEOPLE of Bourdain’s feelings for Argento. “He would have done anything...