Gay Porn Star King B Dies at 24

Sep 10, 2015 11:34 AM PST

ATLANTA — Mehran Chestnut, who performed a number of gay porn scenes under the name King B, died last week, according to

Chestnut was also known for his role in the mainstream reality show "That Life: Atlanta," which followed the lives of six black men who struggle with their careers, relationships and families, all while navigating through Atlanta’s gay life. Chestnut, who also went by KB Love, also was an Atlanta stripper.

In a short period of time, Chestnut, using his King B name, gained traction as a gay porn star with studios such as NextDoorEbony and Hard Friction/Raging Stallion.

Chestnut died at age 24 on Sept. 3, according to the Atlantic Journal-Constitution. Cause of death was not revealed. A Raging Stallion spokesman did not have further details of Chestnut’s death.

GHS Entertainment, which produced "That Life: Atlanta," has produced a video tribute to his life here.

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