Andy Spade, the husband of late Kate Spade finally released a statement of considerable length a day after his wife was found dead in her Manhattan apartment apparently through a suicide.
Spade talked about the incident and addressed his wife's depression and what their marriage got into because of her depression.
Kate was the most beautiful woman in the world. She was the kindest person I've ever known and my best friend for 35 years.
He also added that his daughter and him, are highly devastated by her loss and are deeply heartbroken. He also revealed that he is already missing her.
While talking about Kate's depression, Andy went on to say,
Kate suffered from depression and anxiety for many years. She was actively seeking help and working closely with her doctors to treat her disease, one that takes far too many lives.
Spade, still talking about his wife's depression, told the New York Times that he was connected to his wife the night before. He continued to say that she sounded happy and had no indication or warning whatsoever that she would do that.
It was a complete shock. And it clearly wasn't her. There were personal demons she was battling.
While talking about her, Andy reveals about his marriage stating that it had been 10 months since the couple lived separately. Thier daughter, Bea lived with both of them turn-wise.
We ate many meals together as a family and continued to vacation together as a family.
The heartbroken husband further added that they were best friends trying to work through their problems in the best way.
We were together for 35 years. We loved each other very much and simply needed a break.
Spade adds emphasis to his statement saying that this was the reality and anything else out there was false.
Late Kate had been actively seeking help for depression for the last 5 years and was seeing a doctor on a regular basis.
We loved creating our business together. We were co-parenting our beautiful daughter.
Andy finally ended his statement uttering that their daughter Bea and protecting her privacy was his main concern.