Update: Kevin Samuels' untimely death has been confirmed by family members. He was 56.
The self-professed "image consultant" was found unresponsive in his Atlanta apartment on Thursday morning.
His death comes 3 days after The Root published a scathing article titled "When Will Kevin Samuels Finally Be Canceled?".
Kevin Samuels, rest well my friend. I love you and appreciate all that you’ve done. You won in your limited amount of time on this earth ??
— Anton Daniels (@1antondaniels) May 5, 2022
Samuels grew a large following on YouTube by degrading and humiliating Black female callers.
The news of his demise was first reported by Instagram blogger Gossip of the City on Thursday, May 5.