Jay Ellis arrives at the 48th annual NAACP Image Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, in Pasadena, Calif. Picture: AP

Lawrence, played by Jay Ellis, from the hit HBO show 'Insecure' was spotted in Cape Town.

The American actor was helped by a fan when he was shopping at the V&A Waterfront. 

'Insecure' has recently finished airing in America and is set to return for the 3rd season has found huge critical and audience praise.

The hit is show aired on Vuzu Amp in South Africa and fans of the show are going through withdrawal symptoms after the show became a cornerstone of Twitter conversation.

Show creator Issa Rae was also recently announced as the new face of the American makeup brand Cover Girl.