White House press secretary Sean Spicer mistakenly wore his American flag pin upside down at the start of the press briefing Friday, until White House adviser Omarosa Manigault passed him a note and he flipped the pin around. 


Reporters also called attention to the pin and jokingly asked Spicer if it was a call for help, as flying the flag upside down is often an "SOS" signal. Spicer was good-humored about the situation, smiling and chuckling with reporters as he fixed the pin.

When a reporter mentioned the hit Netflix political show "House of Cards," whose symbol is the upside-down flag, Spicer responded: "No, there's no promo."

The pin quickly drew attention on social media, including from the "House of Cards" official Twitter: