Kevin Samuels, the extremely opinionated, infrequently controversial relationship advice vlogger reportedly died at the age of 56. Rumors of the death started to float into on social media Thursday afternoon (Would possibly possibly 5).
Self sustaining media platform Sad With No Chaser turned into once one of many fundamental to relate confirmation of Samuels’ passing. Consistent with the yarn, the self-proclaimed “guru” turned into once the subject of an emergency name made to Atlanta first responders at some stage within the behind-night hours on Wednesday (Would possibly possibly 4) or early Thursday morning where he turned into once came all over unresponsive and transferred to a local scientific institution where he turned into once declared deceased.
BWNC continues to detail a contemplate yarn of the relate on this Twitter thread.
“A neighbor of the podcaster and vlogger, posted their hang yarn of the events & Sad With No Chaser spoke with the neighbor who also confirmed to us the actual fact of their awareness of the relate. YouTuber Melanie King, a chum of Samuels also as of late confirmed on her page.”
The coolest friend mentioned within the facts thread, Melanie King, a favored vlogger of her hang accord has shared posts on social media mourning Samuels. Furthermore, creator and public figure Marc Lamont Hill confirmed the facts on his Twitter.
“I’m in shock. This is my astronomical brother at his bday in March,” wrote King, uploading a video of Samuels taking part in a night out.
An incident notify for a “Sick Individual/Individual Down Name” turned into once made public by the Atlanta Police Department on Friday (Would possibly possibly 6) morning. The notify printed that on Would possibly possibly 5 a lady named Ortensia Alcantara called for relief relating to an injured particular person.
The yarn turned into once written by officer Joel. Figuereo who explained that on-scene the fire division performed C.P.R on a Sad male, unresponsive on the ground of his residence. He turned into once acknowledged as “Kelvin Samuels” by Alacantra constant with the notify, despite the indisputable fact that it is spelled “Kevin” under the inspiring persons share.
“Ms. Alcantara stated that she met Mr. Samuels final night, came to his residence, and spent the night with him. Ms. Alcantara also mentioned that early morning Mr. Samuels complained of chest concern, and she or he attempted to relief him, nonetheless he fell on high of her and proceeded to say 911,” the notify detailed.
APD expressed “APD is now not any longer capable of verify the death of somebody interested by this name—simplest that somebody turned into once transported to the scientific institution,” and endured, “If somebody has died in Fulton County the Clinical Examiner’s Residing of job should have the choice to verify.”
VIBE has contacted the place of work requesting the free up of knowledge.
Samuels’ mother, Beverly Samuels-Burch, confirmed his passing to NBC News on Friday morning other than private fundamental formulation.
“That turned into once a frightening thing for social media to position that out. I didn’t even know. I hadn’t even been notified,” she expressed to the facts outlet on Friday. “All I’m doing is requesting that folks pray for us.”
Samuels rose to digital standing on YouTube, where he had over 1 million subscribers, and managed to garner additional followings all over Twitter, Instagram, and Fb. The image handbook produced state in model amongst Sad audiences looking out out for relationship advice, as neatly as general standard of living suggestions and guidance. His opinions had been generally controversial for his tone and word preference, with YouTube movies titled Popular Girls Cost For Submission | How Noteworthy Does It Cost? and Girls Must peaceful Let Males Utilize Them.
Even supposing criticized by many for being misogynistic, Samuel’s platform endured to make better as his movies and clips generally went viral. In February, he turned into once capable of bring his ticket to an Instagram are residing session with Nicki Minaj. A pair of weeks later, he made a guest look in Future’s tune video for “Worst Day” where he shared Valentine’s Day relationship advice with the Atlanta rapper.
Followers and fans of Samuels have taken to social media to present condolences and allotment gratitude for his work. Conversely, his critics have also worn Twitter to allotment their messages about his messaging, each inflicting the favored vlogger to continue as a trending subject, even in death.
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