Old Wives' Tales
Radio & TV
Toxin du jour
Claim: Kel Mitchell (of Nickelodeon's Kenan & Kel) died in July 2006.
Example: [Collected via e-mail, 2006]
Origins: Like the earlier hoax about Jaleel White, the above-quoted account of a young TV star's death was spread through the online world via an
In this instance, 27-year-old actor Kel Mitchell, popularly known for his work on Nickelodeon's comedy/variety show All That and his portrayal of Kel Kimble on the
However, several days after the young actor's putative death, nary a mention of his supposed passing has appeared in any news outlets, and (similar to the case of another Nickelodeon star,
It appears safe to chalk this one up as yet another Internet-spread celebrity death hoax.
Last updated: 17 July 2006
This material may not be reproduced without permission.
snopes and the snopes.com logo are registered service marks of snopes.com.