Kevin Barnett, comedian and ‘Rel’ co-creator, dies at 32

Kevin Barnett, a stand-up comedian and co-creator of Fox sitcom “Rel” has died. According to the New York Post, Barnett was 32.

“It it with a heavy heart we inform you of the passing of Kevin Barnett,” Last Podcast Network, which hosts Barnett’s “The Roundtable of Gentleman” show, wrote in a statement posted on its website Tuesday. “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’ll see them again. We love you KB.”

The cause of death is known at this time. Representatives for Barnett did not immediately respond to TheWrap’s request for comment.

Barnett also co-wrote the Adam Sandler-Netflix film “The Do Over,” and the 2011 film, “Hall Pass.” He was previously was a series regular on MTV2’s “Guy Code,” a writer for Comedy Central’s “Broad City,” Fox’s “Unhitched,” Adult Swim’s “The Eric Andre Show Show” and the animated comedy “Lucas Bros Moving Co.” (Fox/FX).

Comedy Central wrote on its Twitter account: “Kevin Barnett was an incredible comedian and writer, contributing to Broad City, the stand-up community and beyond. He’ll be greatly missed.”

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - JULY 11: Comedian Kevin Barnett attends the premiere of truTV's 'Bobcat Goldthwait's Misfits & Monsters' at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on July 11, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JULY 11: Kevin Barnett and Josh Rabinowitz attend the premiere of truTV's 'Bobcat Goldthwait's Misfits & Monsters' at Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on July 11, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Presley Ann/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JULY 11: Tom Kenny, Kevin Barnett, Bobcat Goldthwait and Josh Rabinowitz attend the premiere of truTV's 'Bobcat Goldthwait's Misfits & Monsters' at Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on July 11, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Presley Ann/Getty Images)
CENTURY CITY, CA - MAY 24: Josh Rabinowitz and Kevin Barnett attend the 20th Century Fox 2018 LA Screenings Gala at Fox Studio Lot on May 24, 2018 in Century City, California. (Photo by Michael Tullberg/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - MAY 31: Comedian Kevin Barnett performs onstage at the Vulture Festival Presents: Comedy Night at The Bell House on May 31, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for New York Magazine)
BROOKLYN, NY - MAY 31: Comedian Kevin Barnett performs onstage at the Vulture Festival Presents: Comedy Night at The Bell House on May 31, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for New York Magazine)
BROOKLYN, NY - MAY 31: Comedian Kevin Barnett attends the Vulture Festival Presents: Comedy Night at The Bell House on May 31, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for New York Magazine)
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