Jay Ellis, best known for his role as Lawrence Walker on the HBO show Insecure, has posted a photo from the ViaRae launch party that has since gone viral. The photo features Ellis along with his co-stars Kendrick Sampson, Y’lan Noel, Sarunas J. Jackson, Jean Elie, Wade Allain-Marcus, Lil Rel Howery, Tristen J. Winger, Neil Brown Jr. and showrunner Prentice Penny. Fans of the show have dubbed the photo “Mensecure,” and it has sparked a debate on social media about who the best guy was for Issa Dee (Issa Rae’s character) and who is the most attractive actor in the photo.
The photo was posted on Ellis’ Instagram account on October 22, 2023, and it has since garnered over 100,000 likes and close to 2,000 comments. In the caption, Ellis wrote,
“The other group chat IRL. Thank you @issarae and @viaraewines for the bubbles”
The photo shows all the men standing together in front of a dinner table with a bottle of Viarae wines at the helm. All nine actors and the showrunner are dressed in casual attire, and they are all smiling. The photo has been praised by fans for its positive representation of Black men, and it has also been shared by many times on social media.
Social Media Reacts to Jay Ellis’ Mensecure Photo
The #Mensecure photo has sparked a lively debate on social media, with fans of the show weighing in on who the best guy was for Issa Dee and who is the most attractive actor in the photo.
Some fans believe that Lawrence was the best guy for Issa, while others believe that she should have ended up with Daniel King (Noel’s character). While others believe that Issa should have been single at the end of the show.
As for who is the most attractive actor in the photo, fans seem to be divided between Jay Ellis, Y’lan Noel and Kendrick Sampson.
One twitter user wrote:
In addition to the debate about who the best guy was for Issa Dee and who is the most attractive actor in the photo, some social media users have also been discussing how it’s beautiful to see the strong bond and support all the cast members have for one another.
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Viarae Prosecco is a sparkling white wine from Issa Rae, the celebrated creator of “Insecure.” Perfect for those candid, unfiltered moments with friends, toasting to the level ups, or…just because. It’s an any-occasion kind of vibe.
More than just a fresh take on Italian wine, Viarae represents the freedom to let loose and be authentic. Suggested retail price is $19. Learn more at www.viarae.com