Kevin Barnett Dies at 32: Comedian and 'Broad City' Writer Dies While on Vacation in Mexic

By Inside Edition Staff
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Kevin Barnett, a stand-up comedian, actor and writer who worked for shows including “Broad City” and “The Carmichael Show,” has died

Barnett, who was believed to be 32, died suddenly while vacationing in Mexico, Deadline reported. No further details were available. 

Barnett posted a photo of himself in Mexico on Instagram on Sunday. 

“Bought myself a sweater,” he wrote. “Been accused of appropriation several times. In my head I just gave a lady some money so I ain’t cold. Either way. Swag heavy. Mixtape comin.”

Barnett co-created the Fox series “Rel” with Lil Rel Howery and Josh Rabinowitz. He also hosted the podcast "Round Table of Gentlemen" with Ben Kissel, who confirmed the news of Barnett’s death on Twitter.

"Dear Last Podcast family," Kissel wrote. "It’s with a heavy heart we inform you of the passing of Kevin Barnett. The joy he brought to our lives is the greatest gift we have ever received. Remind your friends you love them because you never know when you’re [sic] see them again. We love you KB."

In addition to writing for and appearing in “Rel” and “The Carmichael Show,” Barnett had a role in the film “Dumb and Dumber To.” He also worked on the Owen Wilson movie “Hall Pass.”

"Kevin Barnett was an incredible comedian and writer, contributing to Broad City, the stand-up community and beyond,” Comedy Central tweeted. “He’ll be greatly missed."

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