There was no indication and no warning that she would do this.
"She did not receive the proper care for what I believed to be (and tried numerous times to get her help for) bipolar disorder", Reta Brosnahan Saffo said in a statement issued to WNBC.
Andy Spade, the husband of famed fashion designed Kate Spade who died on Tuesday of what police are labeling a suicide, has broken his silence on the matter. She also shared that in one of the last conversations she had with her sister, Spade asked her to come to her funeral. She was 55 years old and had a 13 -year-old daughter. Her look - bright colours and clear lines - quickly gained attention, appearing on the shelves of upmarket NY department stores quite soon.
A housekeeper found Spade hanging from a red scarf tied to a doorknob in her bedroom, according to police.
But, after Spade's inconsolable family heard Saffo's comments, an insider says they were "disgusted" and "saddened".
The couple were not officially separated, although they did live in separate apartments close to each other. We ate many meals together as a family and continued to vacation together as a family. "Our daughter was our priority".
She said: "What I mean is we need to respect one another as much as you do the other people in the office because I can find myself if he's on the phone, opening his door and going, 'Hey, hey, I've got to tell you something".
"I, personally - I don't know about Andy - took off a good 9 years raising my daughter, and absolutely adored every moment of it", said Spade. This is the truth. "Anything else that is out there right now is false.", he continues.
The handbag designer Kate Spade killed herself after struggling with depression, her sister told a United States newspaper on Wednesday. Chelsea Clinton and Ivanka Trump were among many who tweeted their condolences Tuesday.
"Kate was the most handsome woman in the world. We were together for 35 years", he said.
"We were freaked out/saddened, but she kept watching it and watching it over and over", wrote Saffo.
Born as Katherine Noel Brosnahan in 1962 in Kansas city, Missouri, Kate Spade was a successful businesswoman and also once edited the fashion magazine Mademoiselle. Saffo contacted The Star to say that the story had misspelled Spade's childhood nickname, Katy. We were coparenting our lovely daughter. "We honor all the beauty she brought into this world".
Anthony M. DeStefano has been a reporter for Newsday since 1986 and covers law enforcement, criminal justice and legal affairs from its New York City offices.