How did Kevin Samuels Die?

Kevin Samuels

You must have heard the name of the most controversial YouTuber and dating guru Kevin Samuels. He is currently all over the media and the internet after some notable outlets have claimed that he has passed away at the age of 57.

Samuels was known for his controversial dating advice and comments about black women and he had attracted thousands of viewers through live streams. But is he really dead or is it a hoax let’s find out in this article.

Kevin Samuels

What happened to Kevin Samuels?

On 5th May 2022, Police were called to an upscale apartment complex called the Residence Buckhead Atlanta after a 32-year-old Ortensia Alcantara called 911 and reported a ‘person injured’. An EMS worker was observed performing CPR on a black male who was unresponsive on the floor of his apartment when Atlanta Police Officer Joel Figuereo arrived at the residence. Later, Alcantara identified the black male to be Samuels.

The police got to know that a nurse Alcantara had met Samuels the night before and had spent the night with him. As per the reports, Samuels started experiencing chest pain early in the morning and he fell on top of her. So, she attempted to help him and requested a defibrillator from the front desk to keep Kevin Samuels responsive until [EMS] arrived.

He was rushed to the ATL hospital but he couldn’t survive and the doctors announced his death after a couple of minutes. Samuels died at the age of 57.

Kevin Samuels police report

Is Kevin really dead?

Even though Samuels was a controversial internet personality who used to share misogynistic ideals, he has garnered a fan base for himself and many people followed his dating advice. After the news about his demise spread through the media, a lot of heartfelt condolences came and paid tribute to him.

Recently, he had been working on a book titled “Kevin Samuels Dating Advice for Women” where he tells how can a person improve his relationship. He had lived a secret life and kept his dating life under the wraps of media and the Internet. However, his dating advice had helped some couples to improve their relationship.

Kevin’s death was announced by his close friend Melanie King. He told The Hill that Kevin’s funeral could potentially be in Oklahoma City. Unfortunately, there is no verification about the news and his family hasn’t officially confirmed his death. His mother said to NBC News that she discovered her son had died after seeing it on social media.

She told NBC News, “That was a terrible thing for social media to put that out. I didn’t even know. I hadn’t even been notified,” she said in a phone call on Friday. “All I’m doing is requesting that people pray for us.”

The rumors about Samuels’s death first circulated on social media Thursday night May 5th and his mother, namely Beverley Samuels-Burch has declined to release the details about what happened. His funeral was held in his hometown on 22nd May.

Kevin Samuels had angered viewers

At the present, his channel has over 1.47 million subscribers on YouTube and over 1.2 million followers on Instagram. However, he is known for giving controversial dating advice and comments.

Recently, he was called our for calling unmarried women over 35 ‘leftovers’ and said ‘something was wrong with them. He also claimed in a video that the Chinese government formally designated women over 27 who are unmarried as leftovers and 35 was the American equivalent. You can watch the post down below.

In a video, he also said that, if you have made it to 35 and you are unmarried, you are a leftover woman. “You are what is left. Men know that there is something likely wrong with you,” he added.

Furthermore, he also said with a metallic model of a woman’s torso in the background that it was intended to let [women] know where you are in the market. Additionally, he said that not all women can have men and suggested women share them. Moreover, he had also angered the viewers after rating women based on their appearance and dress size.

Kevin outlined a view of relationships on social media that put men in a dominant position as he said that women should accept infidelity by men but not be unfaithful themselves. He made a post on Instagram and the post reads, “Successful men cheat

He told Joe Budden on his podcast that he would rate singer Saweetie an adjustable six and she can go from cute to pretty. It was also reported by NBC News that, many had said his dating advice was sexist and toxic.

How did the public react to his death?

Well, the news about his death was unexpected and many were shocked. People on the internet had mixed feelings about his death, some liked him and felt bad about the news while some felt that he doesn’t deserve to be remembered fondly.

One of the users on the internet said that Kevin made people agree, disagree, laugh, and sad but mainly created conversation, Rest well. Most of the users commented by typing RIP and reacted positively and expressed condolence to Kevin Samuels.

Some famous people on the internet also reacted to his death. Ernest Owens who is a famous Journalist made a tweet reacting to his death. He wrote, “Kevin Samuels has made a career off of shamelessly disgracing Black women for profit. He emboldened the most toxic individuals to project tired and harmful narratives about Black women. Dead or alive, what a disgraceful life to live. That’s all I’ve got for the misogynist.”

You can watch the post down below.

Some users expressed their anger at people who mocked his death. One user wrote, “I’d be remiss if I didn’t say I find it odd AND disturbing that the anti-Black man-haters like @MsVivicaFox who were all loud and proud mocking the death of #KevinSamuels don’t express EQUAL HATE at a white supremacist shooting Black women in Buffalo. The sickness is REAL.”

Furthermore, one user on Twitter tweeted, “#KevinSamuels was called a bunch of negative things, but those same rascals never said anything about how he conducted himself on other platforms. He was very respectful to the other platforms. You didn’t see him being disrespectful on other platforms. Selectively ignoring truth”

It’s really sad to see him die early because he has inspired many people and helped people to improve their relationships even though what he has said on the internet was controversial. Let’s hope that he feels surrounded by much love.” Our sincerest condolences are always with him and we wish him peace, comfort, courage, and lots of love at this time of sorrow.

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