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Anna Paquin spots her own 'True Blood' sex scene in the background of BBC News

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

Remembering All The Stars We've Lost In 2017

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 [...]

Scientology Scandal? Late ‘True Blood’ Star Nelsan Ellis In Secret ‘Detox Program’

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 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

Remembering Nelsan Ellis, who elevated his 'True Blood' role into art

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...

Here’s how alcohol withdrawal may have killed Nelsan Ellis

8 months agoNews : NY Daily News

“True Blood” actor Nelsan Ellis tried to quit alcohol on his own and withdrawal from the substance killed him, his family said.

Nelsan Ellis tragedy: Think alcohol is killing you? Quitting can also be deadly.

8 months agoNews : USAToday: News

You can die from sudden and unmonitored alcohol withdrawal, especially if you have been drinking hard for a long time.        

Nelsan Ellis died because of drug and alcohol addiciton — and his family wants the public to know

8 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

"His family believes that in death he would want his life to serve as a cautionary tale."

True Blood Actor Died After Trying to Detox: Family

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

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!

‘True Blood’ Actor Nelsan Ellis Died in Addiction Battle and Family Wants Public to Know

8 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

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.

Nelsan Ellis' death triggered by alcohol withdrawal, family says

During his withdrawal attempt, Ellis suffered a blood infection, kidney failure and his “dear sweet heart raced out of control,” his father said.        

Nelsan Ellis’ alcohol withdrawal contributed to his death

8 months agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

Nelsan Ellis’ Cause Of Death Linked To Alcohol Withdrawal Complications

8 months agoNews : Huffington Post

The actor's family released a statement about his struggle with drugs and alcohol in an effort to help others.

Nelsan Ellis’ family shares details about 'True Blood' star's cause of death

8 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

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

Newswire: Nelsan Ellis’ family shares his struggle with alcohol addiction

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

Nelsan Ellis Dies From Heart Failure Due to Alcohol Withdrawal at 39

'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.

Nelsan Ellis, ‘True Blood’ actor, dies at 39

He played a flamboyant and outspoken gay short-order cook on the HBO series.

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