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When celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain and fashion icon Kate Spade killed themselves within the space of three days in June, many couldn't fathom the tragedy of two people who seemed to have it all.Spade's demise, in particular, resurrected painful memories of the suicides of fellow designer Alexander McQueen, whose life and 2010 death at the age of 40 are explored in filmmaker Ian Bonhote's new documentary, "McQueen".I want ambulances," McQueen once said.From his apprenticeship at a Savile Row tailor to his final show before his suicide, McQueen reveals himself to be an unmatched creative talent.McQueen never really felt at home in Paris, longing for his friends, London and his dogs, while the French fashion media did not share Britain's appreciation of the designer's rebel spirit.Lonely,At the same time, McQueen had transformed himself via liposuction and was abusing drugs and alcohol.A U.S. government report published in June, around the time that Bourdain and Spade took their own lives, found that suicides have increased by more than 25 percent since 1999 to become the 10th-leading cause of U.S. deaths.
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