Kevin Samuels rose up quickly on YouTube as an image consultant. However, his rise was quite polarizing. The famous image consultant helped a lot of men improve their self esteem but at the same time, he was also heavily criticized for his opinions on black women. His untimely death came as a surprise and was mourned by numerous people on the internet. However, there were quite a few who were shamelessly celebratory as well. In this post, we will take a quick look at the life and career of Kevin Samuels. Let’s get started.
Kevin Samuels: All You Need To Know
How did Kevin Samuels die?
Kevin Samuels, the image consultant who took social media by storm with his polarizing Youtube videos, has died. He was 56 years old.
In the early hours of the day, a woman identified as Alcantara Ortensia contacted police to inform them of the relationship guru’s condition after he complained of chest pains and fell. The woman, who calls herself a nurse, told police she had met him the night before and spent the night with him.
Reports indicated that cardiac arrest was the cause of death. He succumbed to his chest discomfort and died shortly after receiving medical attention.
What did Atlanta Police say about the death of Kevin Samuels?
Atlanta police released an incident report which provided more details to many people who were left puzzled after the shocking and unfortunate news of his death. In the report, it stated:
“On May 5, 2022, I Ofc. J. Figuereo, unit # (2205), answered a call at 297 E. Paces Ferry Ne. Apartment #1605; about an injured person. Upon arrival, I Ofc.J.Figuereo observed Fire Department Engine #21 performing CPR on an unresponsive black man on the floor of his apartment. I then met Ms. Ortencia Alcantara, who identified the man as Mr. Kevin Samuels. Ms. Alcantara said she met Mr. Samuels last night, came to his flat and spent the night with him. Ms. Alcantara also said that early in the morning. Mr. Samuels complained of chest pains and she tried to help him, but he ran into her and called 911. Ms. Alcantara also said she asked the 911 operator to contact reception to get a defibrillator for Mr. Samuels to respond until Grady arrived as she is a nurse. Grady Bus #741 Mr. Samuels was then transported to Piedmont Hospital by Grady Bus #741.”
How did social media respond to Kevin Samuels’ death?
The news of Kevin Samuels’s passing caused a stir on social media. Unexpected would be an understatement for the reactions of many people online. Many people celebrated the fact that he died because of what they perceived to be misogynistic words and actions from the self-proclaimed image consultant.
Many others were appalled that someone would celebrate anyone else’s death due to ideological differences. On Twitter, a user identified as @MrErnestOwens expressed his displeasure with the life Samuels has lived. He tweeted: “Kevin Samuels has made a career out of shamelessly dishonouring black women for profit. He encouraged the most toxic individuals to project tired and harmful narratives onto black women. Dead or alive, what a shameful life to live. That’s all I have for this misogynist.
Another user identified as @spiritmoneylove was shameless in his happy response upon hearing the news of Samuel’s death. She tweeted: “A white supremacist is going to die and everyone celebrates. A misogynistic man like Kevin Samuels dies and black women can’t be happy about it? Lol gtfo”
Another user said:
“It doesn’t matter if this Kevin Samuels news is true or not, you have to be an evil MF to encourage someone’s death because you don’t like some of the things they said.”
Why was Kevin Samuels such a polarizing figure?
Kevin Samuels was a polarizing figure with a love/hate personality in the ongoing gender war. Many had very positive things to say about the fallen relationship expert and were appalled by others online appearing to celebrate his death.
On Twitter, a user identified as @KenHeLive posed a question to others who felt good about Samuel’s death. He tweeted, “Kevin Samuels told broke men and poor faced women to shoot at their range and only one group wants him dead because of it. LMFAO.”
Another user tagged as @Troy_DonJuan subscribed to an interesting humanity tweet that said, “I don’t care if this Kevin Samuels news is true or not, you have to be an evil MF to encourage someone’s death because you don’t like some of the things they said”.
What did Marlon Wayans say about Kevin Samuels’ death?
Legendary comedian, Marlon Wayans seemed to nuance the unfortunate death and the surrounding reactions on social media. On Instagram, he posted a photo of Samuels with a caption that read, “Love him or hate him…he spoke his truth. We may regard the truth as hate, but sometimes his bold medicine didn’t taste so sweet. And if you hated it, why log in? Why appeal? Because healing takes many forms…it was bad tasting medicine. There’s no right and wrong in this love shit, there’s just discovery. Thank you for those you healed and we forgive you if there was any damage because we know your intent was to heal…and honestly F*CK YOU WERE HILARIOUS! Right now, I pray for you and your family and everyone you have healed who cannot call on your show. I hope you can heal more and reach more in heaven. Sleep well. I appreciate you trying to hold on and express your masculinity.”
Did Kevin Samuels appear in a music video?
Kevin Samuel was featured in Futures music video “Worst Day”. The rapper, who has had several failed high-profile relationships in the past, recently had a therapy-style conversation with a dating coach.