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Asia Argento back to work after Anthony Bourdain suicide

Actress Asia Argento back to his work in Italy, after the death of her friend, Anthony Bourdain.

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Asia Argento is to return to work in Italy, the “X-Factor” in the wake of his friend Anthony Bourdain’s suicide, and death.

The Italian actress and singer posted a number of Instagram stories Monday from the hit talent-search show. Argento is confirmed as one of the four judges on the show’s last season a week before Bourdain’s death earlier this month.

For her 421,000 followers on Instagram, she posted a selfie tagged @xfactoritalia with the caption “Stayin alive” and an emoji of praying hands. Another shot shows her flanked by two men dressed in black. She captioned that photo, ‘body guardians” and “protectors.”

It’s a wrap! #Firenze @partsunknowncnn @anthonybourdain #makearteveryday

A post shared by asiaargento (@asiaargento) on May 27, 2018 at 12:07am PDT

Argento also took videos of backstage, where they happily chats with friends in Italian, and one of the judges’ desk as the packed crowd cheers.

Later, Argento posted a tribute to rapper XXXTentacion, who was shot to death Monday in Florida, with his music playing in the background. “Roll in peace,” wrote Argento.

Another selfie featured the caption: “Life is a bitch and then you die.” Her other posts on Monday recorded a video in which she gets a kiss on the cheek from a male pal during the smoking of a cigarette.

The 42-year-old #MeToo-activist — who met Bourdain, 61 years, in 2016, after appearing on his travel food show “s Unknown” — was also active on the social media over the weekend.

In an Instagram video, she smokes a cigarette with a friend as the Bee Gees’ song “Stayin’ Alive” plays, according to The Blast.

On the same day, she has a picture of himself wearing sunglasses and a “Legends Never die” T-shirt.

Meanwhile, they are also on Instagram for the cleanup of a seemingly cryptic post they made and then deleted hours before Bourdain’s death was announced on 8 June.

That photo was her wearing a torn, black T-shirt that read, “F– ALL” with the caption: “You know who you are.”

For there is nothing hidden that will not be revealed, and nothing hidden that shall not be made known and brought to light #TruthWillPrevail

A post shared by asiaargento (@asiaargento) on Jun 17, 2018 at 8:29am PDT

Argento — one of the first women to accuse disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of rape — explained that the post was in direct reference to her destructive Cannes speech last month, and not at the end of the famous chef.

“It was exactly that. The Cannes speech. “Do you know who you are,’ ” she explained in the comments section on one of her posts. “Why are these sick people twisting the truth in morbid fantasies?”

In her fiery speech at the film festival, Argento warned the audience, “And even tonight, sitting under you, there are those that need to be held accountable for their behavior against women for conduct that does not belong in this industry, does not belong in any industry or workplace. You know who you are. But most importantly, we know who you are, and we are not going to allow you to get away with it any longer.”

This story was previously published in the New York Post.

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