Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski surprises Sean Spicer during White House press briefing

White House press secretary Sean Spicer was startled during his press briefing on Wednesday when New England Patriots player Rob Gronkowski made a surprise appearance.

Spicer was in the middle of answering a question when the Patriots tight end peered from behind the press room door, asking Spicer if he needed any help.

"Hey Sean, you need some help?," Gronkowski asked Spicer.

"I think I got this, but thank you ... maybe. I'll see you in a few," Spicer responded, looking dumbfounded at the 6'6" NFL star's presence.

"Okay, that was cool," Spicer finally stated.

The Patriots are set to celebrate their 2017 Super Bowl championship title with President Trump later on Wednesday, an event some New England players have decided to boycott.

Star quarterback Tom Brady announced earlier on Wednesday that he would not be in attendance at the White House event, citing "personal family matters" as reasoning for his absence.

Clearly, "the Gronk" is in the house.

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LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 02: NFL players Tom Brady (L) and Rob Gronkowski attend the 141st Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 2, 2015 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images for Churchill Downs)
BOSTON, MA - FEBRUARY 4: Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski yells to fans during the New England Patriots victory parade on February 4, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images)
LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 01: Rob Gronkowski attends Black Rock Thoroughbreds Presents 5th Annual Fillies & Stallions Sponsored By Red Bull And Tito's Vodka on May 1, 2015 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 09: New England Patriots football player Rob Gronkowski throws a Clipper color football to the fans during a time out in the game between the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center on March 9, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. The Clippers won 89-76. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
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