Spicer: Trump 'thought I did a great job' during Emmys cameo

Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer said he spoke to President Trump about his surprise cameo at Sunday's Emmy Awards and said his former boss was "very supportive" while giving him props on doing "a great job."

"He was very supportive. He thought I did a great job. And so it was very reassuring," Spicer told ABC's "Good Morning America."

Spicer appeared during host Stephen Colbert's opening monologue on Sunday night.

“This will be the largest audience to witness an Emmys, period, both in-person and around the world,” Spicer said during the event.

The former press secretary was mocking his own declaration that Trump's inauguration audience was the largest to witness such an event, a statement that many media outlets fact-checked as inaccurate.

"Some argue the reason you did it is because this is step one in trying to rehab your image," said "GMA's" Paula Faris, who serves as the program's weekend anchor.

"I feel very good with my image. I’m very happy with myself," Spicer replied.

"People have hard feelings toward you and feel you lied to the American people. Have you ever lied to the American people?" Faris asked.

"I don’t think so," Spicer replied.

"You don’t think so?" Faris asked. "Unequivocally you can say no?"

"Again, you want to find something — I have not knowingly done anything to do that, no," Spicer said.

When asked if he had any regrets about his combative relationship with the press corps, Spicer admitted to making some errors.

"Look, I made mistakes. There’s no question. Some of them I tried to own very publicly. And in some cases there were things that I did that until someone brought it up I said, 'Gosh, I didn’t realize that was a mistake, I’m sorry about that,'" Spicer said.

Many former press secretaries have gone on to work in television, but CNN, MSNBC, Fox News and all the major broadcast news networks have so far shown or expressed an unwillingness to talk to Spicer about joining their channels as a paid contributor.