Kellyanne Conway sits with feet on Oval Office couch during HBCU meeting, sparks Twitter reactions

Meghan McCain and others were quick to criticize White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway on Monday, when she was pictured sitting oddly on the Oval Office couch.

The picture was taken during a scheduled meeting President Trump had with the heads of America's historically black colleges and universities.

Social media then had a field day in both criticizing and standing up for Conway after the pictured incident.

Read through the array of Twitter reactions:

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Never, in the face of white military leaders would Kellyanne Conway be on the couch, shoes off, on her knees. Peri… https://t.co/3BdX0hSZV0
Everyone please stop complaining about this pic. @KellyannePolls is not kneeling, she's alternative standing. https://t.co/pbrwnb4sOW
*gasp* Oh no! Kellyanne Conway had her knees on the couch at the Oval Office! This is far worse than the millions starving in Africa!
I despise Kellyanne Conway but how she was on a couch for a second is definitively not why.
@KellyannePolls checks her phone while kneeling on a couch in the Oval Office,,#KellyanneConway Would u let your d… https://t.co/LrCOnZm5PG
If Kellyanne Conway's feet on a couch is the worst thing that happens to you, might I suggest helping at a food bank to see real life probs.
Kellyanne Conway is sitting weirdly on an Oval Office couch to distract you from the Bowling Green Massacre
It'll be hard to have a conversation more stupid than this kerfuffle over Kellyanne Conway's feet on a couch, but I bet we'll manage it.
The fact that people are outraged about Kellyanne Conway sitting on a couch speaks volumes about the state of American politics
I will only be able to get mad at the way Kellyanne Conway sits on a couch if it turns out she's hiding of Trump's tax returns under her.
Seriously. Why is Kellyanne Conway sitting on her knees like that on the couch in the Oval Office. I'm uncomfortable.
Why is Kellyanne Conway kneeling on an Oval Office couch? https://t.co/TEGbDk8hUb
Kellyanne Conway kneels on Oval Office couch, sparks debate (from @AP) The press really knows what is important! https://t.co/ObPmDT00Al
@washingtonpost Why is this news!? As long as her shoes weren't on the couch, she's fine. WAIT..did I just defend #KellyanneConway!?! Yikes
@washingtonpost The least offensive thing Kellyanne Conway did in past year is sit on her knees on a couch in the Oval Office.
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Prominent social justice writer and commentator Shaun King titled the image, "Hidden Fences."

It also appears Sen. John McCain's daughter, Meghan, originally criticized the image via Twitter, but then replied to a user who pointed out to her that Conway was "prepping to take a photo."

See more photos of Kellyanne Conway from the Oval Office on Monday:

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Senior advisor Kellyanne Conway (L) sits on a couch as U.S. President Donald Trump welcomes the leaders of dozens of historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S. February 27, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Senior advisor Kellyanne Conway (L) attends as U.S. President Donald Trump (behind desk) welcomes the leaders of dozens of historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S. February 27, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Senior advisor Kellyanne Conway (L) attends as U.S. President Donald Trump (behind desk) welcomes the leaders of dozens of historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S. February 27, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 27: Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway takes a picture of U.S. President Donald Trump with members of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the Oval Office of the White House, on February 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Aude Guerrucci-Pool/Getty Images)
Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway (L) checks her phone after taking a photo as US President Donald Trump and leaders of historically black universities and colleges pose for a group photo in the Oval Office of the White House before a meeting with US Vice President Mike Pence February 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. / AFP / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
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