Ray Whelans was a recurring character in season three of Veep. He was Selina's personal trainer for a brief period in late 2015, until he was fired for controversial views, believing that obesity is immoral. He is portrayed by Christopher Meloni.
Season 3[edit | edit source]
In Detroit, Ray joins the Meyer entourage while she is there for Employcon, an economic summit held in Detroit. Ray was recommended to Selina by Gary. Ray and Selina begin having sex, a move calculated by Dan, who brought Ray on to "release endorphins".
While Selina is in London, Ray accompanies her there as well. Jonah, working for George Maddox, one of Selina's rivals in the primaries, looks at old blog posts deleted by Ray, where he says that obesity is immoral. After Selina is bombarded with Questions regarding Ray while at a joint press conference with Deputy Prime Minister Peter Mitchell, Kent fires Ray.
Ray's last appearance is at the U.S. Ambassador's residence, asking Selina if he could ride home with them.