Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon goes viral for mismatched shoes

It seems it's been quite a week for Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon.

In a photo on Twitter, the Democratic representative admitted to unknowingly having spent an entire day with mismatched shoes. The hilarious (and relatable!) moment has left the internet cracking up at her faux pas and has since gone viral with almost 30,000 likes.

"People ask me all the time about the pace of things in DC. It’s 4:04PM and I just noticed that I have gone an entire day with two different shoes on," said Scanlon. 

Of course, people were quick to respond with their own similar stories -- Twitter's versions are almost as hilarious as the original. 

"I love the fact that you had to lace one, and zip one, yet you still didn’t realize," wrote one Twitter user. "I did that, but packed both left shoes for an 8 am court appearance in LA and I didn’t realize it till about 7:15. The hotel front desk clerk loaned me her shoes that mostly fit," shared another. 

"The day was jam-packed as usual. Then, at about 4 PM, I sat down on the couch in our back office to talk with my staff [and] that is when someone pointed out that my shoes did not match," said the representative to Teen Vogue. But, I did not have time to change them before my next four evening events."

"I think the reactions from people are amazing. They realize their elected representatives put their shoes on one foot at a time too, and sometimes, the wrong ones," she continued. 

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UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 05: Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon, D-Pa., conducts a Democratic Women's Working Group news conference before a photo of House Democrats in the Capitol Visitor Center, who will wear white to the State of the Union address to highlight women's agendas on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 08: From left, Reps. Lucy McBath, D-Ga., Joe Neguse, D-Colo., Sylvia Garcia, D-Texas, and Mary Gay Scanlon, D-Pa., are seen during a House Judiciary Committee hearing in Rayburn Building titled 'Oversight of the U.S. Department of Justice,' where acting attorney general Matthew Whitaker was questioned about special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation on Friday, February 8, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 08: From left, Reps. Lucy McBath, D-Ga., Joe Neguse, D-Colo., Sylvia Garcia, D-Texas, and Mary Gay Scanlon, D-Pa., are seen during a House Judiciary Committee hearing in Rayburn Building titled 'Oversight of the U.S. Department of Justice,' where acting attorney general Matthew Whitaker was questioned about special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation on Friday, February 8, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 13: Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA) attends a news conference where House and Senate Democrats introduced the Equality Act of 2019 which would ban discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, on March 13, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 7: From left, Reps. Joe Neguse, D-Colo., Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, and Mary Gay Scanlon, D-Pa., talk before the House Judiciary Committee markup of a resolution authorizing issuance of a subpoena to Acting Attorney General Matthew G. Whitaker on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 04: (L-R) Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA), Rep. Madeleine Dean (D-PA), Rep. Susan Wild (D-PA) and Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) pose for photographs after a group portrait with their fellow House Democratic women in front of the U.S. Capitol January 04, 2019 in Washington, DC. The 116th Congress has the biggest number of female members ever while the number of Democratic women in the House has grown from 16 to 89 since 1989. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 04: (L-R) Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA), Rep. Madeleine Dean (D-PA), Rep. Susan Wild (D-PA) and Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) pose for photographs after a group portrait with their fellow House Democratic women in front of the U.S. Capitol January 04, 2019 in Washington, DC. The 116th Congress has the biggest number of female members ever while the number of Democratic women in the House has grown from 16 to 89 since 1989. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - JANUARY 08: Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon (D- PA) addresses furloughed federal workers and area elected officials during a protest rally in front of Independence Hall on January 8, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The government shutdown, now lasting 18 days, marks the second longest United States in history, affecting about 800,000 federal employees. (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)
Representative-elect Mary Gay Scanlon, a Democrat from Pennsylvania, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Nov, 30, 2018. Nancy Pelosi this week cleared the first hurdle to serve as House speaker by winning Democrats nomination on Wednesday, leaving her detractors one last opportunity to attempt to block her when the entire chamber votes in January. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 05: From left, Reps. Lois Frankel, D-Fla., Veronica Escobar, D-Texas, Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., Mary Gay Scanlon, D-Pa., Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., Brenda Lawrence, D-Mich., Karen Bass, D-Calif., and Madeleine Dean, D-Pa., conduct a Democratic Women's Working Group news conference before a photo of House Democrats in the Capitol Visitor Center, who will wear white to the State of the Union address to highlight women's agendas on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2018, file photo, Pennsylvania congressional candidates, from left, Chrissy Houlahan, Mary Gay Scanlon, state Rep. Madeleine Dean and Susan Wild, take part in a campaign rally in Philadelphia. Each of the Democratic candidates won their elections on Nov. 6 and are set to become the first women from Pennsylvania to serve full terms in Congress since 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., ceremonially swears-in Rep.-elect Mary Gay Scanlon, D-Pa., right, as her husband Mark Stewart holds the Bible, Tuesday Nov. 13, 2018, in the speaker's ceremonial office on Capitol Hill in Washington. Scallion will fill a vacancy for the remainder of the 115th Congress. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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