Comedian & Co-Creator of ‘Rel’ Dies At 32
wonderful person. Our thoughts are with his family and friends. We will miss him,” the tweet says.
Lil’ Rel took to social media to express how he felt about his friend:
“This is my favorite pic of me and @fatboybarnett but in all honesty, this dude was brilliant and was a very hard worker… I’m thankful for him and Josh always putting in the extra hours to make sure every script was on point… Kevin was somebody I would always give sh*t to because it was fun and funny plus he had the same crazy sense of humor… Over the years we would have some hysterical dope convos and exchange crazy stories… I can’t stop crying on this plane it’s really starting to hit me that he is actually gone… At 32 he accomplished so much in this business and was respected by many… Rest In Peace, my brother and my friend… Thank you for the last 6 years of helping make my dreams come true, man… #FOTP4Life”
Parts of the press referred to Barnett as “one of the fastest rising comics in NYC.” While tackling the stand-up scene and writing for shows, his credits include MTV2’s “Guy Code,” “Adam Devine’s House Party” on Comedy Central, “Funny as Hell” on HBO as well as being the co-host of the podcast, “The Roundtable of Gentlemen” just to name a few.
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