Did Sean Spicer Troll the World with Jesus Talk After ‘DWTS’ Debut?

The former White House press secretary appeared to invoke #Christ to send a message to #Hollywood

The Internet got into quite the frenzy today when it appeared that former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer had invoked Jesus Christ to help him win Season 28 of Dancing with the Stars. But it’s just possible that he’s as scary good at pranking the masses as he is at dishing up “alternative facts.”

Things got started when former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee—dad to Trump’s former mendacious mouthpiece Sarah Huckabee Sanders—sent his support to Spicer in a Hollywood-baiting tweet.

“Wanna create an emotional meltdown in Hollyweird? Vote for @seanspicer to win ‘Dancing with the Stars’ tonight and every night he’s on. @seanspicer is a good guy and a brave sport to go on DWTS. Let’s show him some love! dwtsvote.abc.go.com”

Spicer replied this morning, “Thank you @GovMikeHuckabee Clearly the judges aren’t going to be with me. Let’s send a message to #Hollywood that those of us who stand for #Christ won’t be discounted. May God bless you.”

The outrage quickly followed all over the ’nets, and that tweet was replaced with a more subdued, “Thank you @GovMikeHuckabee Really appreciate your support and prayers”

Of course, Huckabee hadn’t mentioned anything about prayers.

Backstage after last night’s show, still in his now infamous neon green puffy shirt, Spicer told Fox, “Look, we can sit around tonight from a totally diverse set of backgrounds and root for each other. We can have fun together and actually be excited when another person does really well. We’re missing that right now. And this is a great show to bring families and individuals together, even if it’s just two hours a week.”

It’s also hard to tell if his tweet this afternoon celebrating just slightly beating last season’s DWTS debut—though it faced less competition than last year—was tongue-in-cheek:

“It’s no mirror ball but we won the night!” he wrote.

He seems serious about wanting to win that ball, despite scoring 12 out of 30 with partner Lindsay Arnold. Then again, he doesn’t. To one potential viewer who accused DWTS of being a Fox show with fake judges, Spicer implored, “It’s ABC. And the judges are real. If you skip could you at least vote? Thanks.”

And then there’s his campaign commercial.

Spicer, who’s earning a minimum of $125,000 for the gig, recently told The New Yorker, “Frankly, I’m just making money, trying to enjoy life.”

Last night TMZ found Spicer crying in his car outside Cleo in Hollywood as he watched his children’s reaction to his performance. Spicer says they were tears of joy.

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