Fashion designer Kate Spade found dead at 55

TMZ claims handbag designer Kate Spade took her life yesterday.

She hung herself with a scarf in her New York City apartment. Kate and David Spade's brother, Andy, married in 1994 after meeting at Arizona State University. Kate was 55 and is survived by a 13 year-old daughter.

Naughty Gossip claims New York Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea released a statement saying; “At this point, there was a note left. The contents of that note, as well as the physical state of the apartment and the comments of the witness, lend to the credibility that it is an apparent suicide.'' Crime Online claims Spade's note read; “Bea – I have always loved you. This is not your fault. Ask Daddy!”

The Daily Mail claims a housekeeper found Spade.

Pop Culture Celebrity claims Spade left a suicide note in which she told her daughter her death was not her fault

Cosmo magazine claims Coach acquired the Kate Spade brand for $2.4 billion in 2017

The Blast claims Kate Spade and her husband, Andy, had a troubled marriage. The website says he was shopping for a New York City apartment prior to her death.

The E! News Network claims Spade's family released a statement saying; "We are all devastated by today's tragedy. We loved Kate dearly and will miss her terribly. We would ask that our privacy be respected as we grieve during this very difficult time.''


Radar Online claims David Spade's friends are worried about his state of mind following his sister-in-law, Kate's, suicide. A source tells the website; ''David’s friends are really worried about him right now. They want to make sure that he is okay while dealing with this horrible tragedy. This could be something that really could bring David down.''

David Instagrammed: ''She was so sharp and quick on her feet. She could make me laugh so hard. I still cant believe it. Its a rough world out there people, try to hang on.''