'Was Ivanka not available?' Internet ridicules 'dweeb' Sean Spicer's new gig on 'Dancing With the Stars'
Sean Spicer (Photo: Screen capture)

On Wednesday, Good Morning America reported that Sean Spicer, former White House Press Secretary to President Donald Trump, will be appearing on "Dancing With the Stars."

This show is not new to giving a lighthearted platform to controversial political figures — it famously hosted former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who now heads up the Department of Energy. Moreover, Spicer — who attracted controversy for lying about Trump's inauguration crowd size and claiming that Hitler never gassed people, has sought credibility as a political veteran, with Harvard's Kennedy School giving him a fellowship.

Still, the announcement drew incredulity and mockery from the internet: