Nelsan Ellis “Lafayette” From True Blood is Dead

It is definitely true that “True Blood’s” Nelsan Ellis is dead. He passed away due to complications of  heart Failure.

Nelsan Ellis’s manager announced

“Nelsan has passed away after complications with heart failure,” Saines said. “He was a great talent, and his words and presence will be forever missed.”

Says HBO:

“We were extremely saddened to hear of the passing of Nelsan Ellis,” HBO said in a statement. “Nelsan was a long-time member of the HBO family whose groundbreaking portrayal of Lafayette will be remembered fondly within the overall legacy of True Blood. Nelsan will be dearly missed by his fans and all of us at HBO.”