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Kay Warren Explains How Not to Talk About the Death of Kate Spade

Saddleback Church co-founder and mental health advocate Kay Warren has posted a really important message on Twitter about how to talk about the death of designer Kate Spade. Police say that she took her own life earlier this week. She was 55 years old.

Since her death was first reported, several media outlets have posted grisly details about it, speculated about her personal life and wrote about details regarding her family and relationships. Warren, whose son Matthew died by suicide, has become an advocate for mental health and suicide-prevention efforts.

First, she retweeted this message from the National Alliance on Mental Illness:

And later this as well:

She went on to explain:

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