Tongues have been waging ever since Republican politician Mike Yenni from Louisiana was outed for allegedly sexting with a 17-year-old Catholic school boy, gifting the teen designer underwear and kissing him in a mall bathroom before discarding him like, well, just another summer fling.
Since the story went viral on Friday, Yenni has gone into hiding. He hasn’t been into the office, nor has he answered any phone calls or emails. And his social media pages, both professional and personal, have not been updated either.
But just because Yenni’s been keeping a low profile doesn’t mean the rest of the world has. Both Twitter and Facebook were abuzz with talk of the 40-year-old married father of one’s extracurricular activities. And the responses have been quite mixed.
Let’s take a look at what folks have been saying…
Some people have offered words of support to the politician…
@MikeYenni KEEP THE FAITH!
— Michaelle Poche' (@michaellepoche) October 2, 2016
Would Mike Yenni be prosecuted for this if he weren't the Parish President? https://t.co/OjTLQ0XAOy
— CJ Mordock (@CJMordock) September 30, 2016
Others were much more critical of him…
So while Hillary is busy shattering glass ceilings, this dude is shattering the glass house in which he lives…. https://t.co/j9K4QSdfij
— John Paul Valdez (@johnpaulvaldez) September 30, 2016
— ZanderFromNola (@ZanderFromNola) September 30, 2016
— ?? (@jhrizzy) September 30, 2016
Then there were those who weren’t quite sure how they felt about the whole thing…
@MikeYenni Mike Yenni, I've seen all the stories and the blog post written by Alex Daigle. It's it true? What's going on?
— jw (@JayWillee) October 1, 2016
— Ben (@BenAtLarge) October 2, 2016
Some didn’t have much sympathy for the teen who outed Yenni…
— NOLA Gayzer (@NOLAGayzer) October 1, 2016
— JoeyCumley (@JoeyCumley) October 1, 2016
But our favorite responses came from those who found themselves deeply attracted to Yenni and took to Twitter to hit on him…
@MikeYenni Hi Honey
— C.W. (@username00122) October 1, 2016
@MikeYenni kinda sexy there Mike
— RODD CLARK (@RODDCLARK) September 30, 2016
— nipper baker (@nipperbaker) September 30, 2016
@MikeYenni would love to sit on yer lap while we deep tongue kiss
— freddie (@philadelphia44) October 1, 2016
How fast can we get @MikeYenni my number cause he's cute as fuh ??
— joel hashtag king (@JoelHashtagKing) September 30, 2016
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