Jul 18, 2018
Continuing The Eating Coach series on addiction, we look at the actor Nelsan Ellis’ best known creation, Lafayette from the HBO series True Blood. Lafeyette is a brilliant role model for reclaiming our lives not only from food, but any addiction. The tragic early death of Nelsan Ellis last year at the age of 39 adds a very poignant layer of meaning and metaphor to this discussion.
24 Brilliant Lafayette Quotes on YouTube:
The Hedy Lamarr article: https://www.marketplace.org/2017/11/21/tech/inventor-changed-our-world-and-also-happened-be-famous-hollywood-star
Recover To Live: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13586948-recover-to-live
Episode 18: http://www.theshiftinside.com/podcast-own-your-food-compulsion/
The interview with Nelsan Ellis can be heard here: https://blackgirlnerds.com/bgn-121-spider-man-homecoming-nelsan-ellis-tribute-jason-mewes/
The Independent article on Ellis: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/nelsan-ellis-dead-true-blood-actor-died-alcohol-addiction-a7835026.html