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But none has quite the impact of Twitter user @Joshua Nasser, who clipped one key scene from the HBO vampire drama and shared it with the masses:
This is the most iconic scene from True Blood period. Rip Nelsan Ellis. pic.twitter.com/zaJxzfPDTV
— Joshua (@JoshuaNasser) July 8, 2017
The scene features Lafayette confronting a trio of “rednecks” (the show’s word) over the fact that he was a gay man cooking their dinner; it does not lack for punches of the verbal or the physical kind.
And it also speaks to the sort of social commentary that “True Blood” never shrunk from, metaphorically or directly,