Earlier this week, a BBC employee watching something on his computer somehow failed to realize his monitor was in full view on air, for millions of viewers at home. SEE ALSO: 'True Blood' star Stephen Moyer reveals how Nelsan Ellis touched the cast with acting excellence He was watching a sex scene, and no one was quite sure what it was. Show More Summary
Gone but never forgotten. Today, as True Blood's Nelsan Ellis is laid to rest after his untimely death, we wanted to take a moment to remember all of the talented lives we lost too soon this year. Take some time in remembrance of some of your beloved stars: CLICK HERE to view "Stars We Lost In 2017" CLICK HERE [...]
Nelsan Ellis died earlier this month from what his family claims was complications from alcohol withdrawal, and now a pal close to the late star exclusively claims to RadarOnline.com that the actor had secret ties to the Church of Scientology and a “dangerous detox program” through the bizarre religion. The True Blood star – who Read More
In 2008, a playwright from the Yale School of Drama named Alexander Woo was charged with writing the fifth episode of a new HBO series. The series was "True Blood" and this was to be a gothic horror-fantasy based on "The Southern Vampire Mysteries" novels by Charlaine Harris, set in the fictional...
It may have been what killed Amy WInehouse, too.
“True Blood” actor Nelsan Ellis tried to quit alcohol on his own and withdrawal from the substance killed him, his family said.
Lafeyette was one of the few nuanced portrayals of a queer black man on TV.
You can die from sudden and unmonitored alcohol withdrawal, especially if you have been drinking hard for a long time.
"His family believes that in death he would want his life to serve as a cautionary tale."
The family of Nelsan Ellis has confirmed what his manager, Emily Gerson Saines, said immediately after his death : that the True Blood actor died of complications from heart failure. Now more details are emerging, with Ellis' father revealing to the Hollywood Reporter through Saines that Ellis' heart failure had come...
Nelsan Ellis’ Family Want People to Know How the ‘True Blood’ Actor Died Actor and star of 'True Blood' Nelsan Ellis passed away Saturday after complications from heart failure. He was only 39 years old. Unicorn Booty - Unicorn Booty brings you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!
Actor Nelsan Ellis died of heart failure stemming from a battle with drug and alcohol addiction and his family wants the public to know. Ellis appeared on The Soloist, The Butler, Get on Up and Elementary and played Lafayette on HBO’s True Bloo… Read The post ‘True Blood’ Actor Nelsan Ellis Died in Addiction Battle and Family Wants Public to Know appeared first on Towleroad.
During his withdrawal attempt, Ellis suffered a blood infection, kidney failure and his “dear sweet heart raced out of control,” his father said.
Two days after Nelsan Ellis’ death, the actor’s father decided to disclose the exact circumstances surrounding the “True Blood” star’s untimely demise. In a statement released to The Hollywood Reporter, through Ellis’ manager Emily Gerson Saines, the actor’s family revealed that Ellis had “suffered...
The actor's family released a statement about his struggle with drugs and alcohol in an effort to help others.
Nelsan Ellis, known for playing Lafayette Reynolds on HBO's "True Blood," died on Saturday of heart failure related to alcohol withdraw, according to a statement released by his family on Monday. The actor was 39. Related: 'True Blood' Stars Mourn the Sudden Death of Nelsan Ellis: 'This Is Just Completely Tragic' Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Over the weekend, we shared the sad news that Nelsan Ellis, an actor best known for his role as Lafayette Reynolds on HBO’s True Blood, died at the young age of 39. Now, Ellis’ family has come forward to share the backstory behind Ellis’ death, in the hopes that it might help others who are struggling with addiction. Show More Summary
'True Blood' actor Nelsan Ellis died from heart failure, reportedly due to alcohol withdrawal. The actor was only 39, making the news even more tragic.
He played a flamboyant and outspoken gay short-order cook on the HBO series.