Spicer Has A New, Awkward Gig: Doing ‘Pleasant’ Interviews With Ex-Colleagues

White House spokesman Sean Spicer gestures during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, DC, on June 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / NICHOLAS KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
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February 21, 2019 7:59 a.m.

In his new job as a special correspondent for syndicated newsmagazine show “Extra,” Sean Spicer finally has the platform to ask his past co-workers some of the hard-hitting questions political reporters have been dying to raise.

Like, what’s on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s travel playlist?

Spicer told Hollywood Reporter that when he was pitched the show, his first response was, “Yeah I love this idea.” He hasn’t looked back since.

Marketing the programming as a “pleasant experience,” Spicer told Hollywood Reporter the interviews will be “personal,” not about politics.

Watch the former White House press secretary, who once made a living chastising the mainstream media, chat with  Pompeo and his wife Susan Pompeo about the Oscars and “Bohemian Rhapsody” below:

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