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Saturday, The Entertainment world was shook with news that, actor, Nelsan Ellis passed away due to complications of Heart Failure.  Best known for his role as Lafeyette Reynolds in HBO’s hit series “True Blood”, Nelsan also co-stared in “Get On Up” (The James Brown story) and “The Help” With Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer.  He was also, recently casted on CBS, “Elementary”  Gospel artist, Vashawn Mitchell was his blood cousin and shares a mini tribue on his IG page.

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