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True Blood Vampires Aren’t Supposed to Touch Each Other

Posted on the 01 May 2014 by Thevault @The_Vault

russellAs he started work on HBO’s True Blood as King Russell Edgington, actor Denis O’Hare was instructed that vampires don’t touch each other.  Well, as we True Blood fans know, King Russell never let anybody else tell him what do to. See below how Denis O’Hare decided to deal with the issue.

I was like, ‘Oh my God, fuck that! This one does,” says O’Hare, who played the evil vampire king of Mississippi for two seasons.
I was playing the most ancient and most colorful vampire. And I was like, ‘I’m not going to be bound by these rules.’” So O’Hare kept his arm around the actor who played his character’s first boyfriend. “He was probably beyond sexuality in some ways,” O’Hare says. “As such an ancient person, he had a different conception of what sexuality was. But he certainly preferred to sleep with men.



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