Safaree Samuels apparently received his handsome looks and killer dance moves from his mother Shirley.
The “Love and Hip Hop: New York” star recently tied the knot with his wife and co-star Erica Mena. Although the couple had a lavish wedding, Samuels made sure to include a special reception dance with his mother.
On Thursday, the new groom took to Instagram and posted a wedding clip of himself and his mother “wining it up” on the dance floor for his first dance. The media showed both Samuels and his mom dressed in white. He took her hand as they made their way to the dance floor and began jamming to the music.
“1 of my favorite moments that they didn’t show on tv cuz this production company lacks sense and dont show the good stuff but anyways,” Samuels wrote. “My mother bodied me at the 1st dance 😂😂 YESSSS BIG MOMMA SHIRLEY!! 🇯🇲🇯🇲🇯🇲”
Fans threw fits of glee over the joyous moment between the “LHHNY” actor and his mother. Others commented on “Momma” Shirley’s beauty and youthfulness.
“That’s ya momma?!! 😮 I thought this was your sister! She looks goodt! This is Dope. ❤️🔥. Mama Killed it💪 big up yah self Mumms!”
“Mommy is looking like a snack 🔥. Real G diss…big up uself @safaree nd all the best in ur union..God Bless you”
“Tv is always toxic of course they never show the good moments! But yassss; big up yuh self momma Shirley, how yuh mean, give it to dem! Brap 🥰”
“Yes mom dukes❤️ she looks so amazing and young. Wow she’s gorgeous. You all look so good congratulations on the wedding.”
Samuels and Mena married on Oct. 7 in New York at the Legacy Castle Venue. Watch the dance below that had fans celebrating.
The couple began publicly dating in November 2018 and got engaged that Christmas Eve. Samuels claimed that he knew Mena would be his wife after they starred together on MTV’s “Scared Famous” show in 2017.
“When we did scared famous I use to say so many things jokingly not knowing it would become real life,” he wrote in January 2019. “I am so in love with you. The respect you give me, the way you uplift me and make me feel like a man is something people wouldn’t believe. I get to be with the real you and I love every second of it. You make me feel like I can do anything and I love you so much for it. I don’t need to look any further because I found you.”
He continued, “I wanna scream from the highest mountain on earth how much I love you but until I get there I’ll just tell you here. I love you so much ❤️ you complete me and I can’t wait for you to officially be my wife.”
Mena and Samuels are expecting their first child together. Their unborn daughter is due any day now.