Conway is seen perched on her knees on the couch with her feet behind her in photos taken Monday while President Donald Trump met with leaders of historically black colleges and universities.
Some Twitter users were quick to highlight the photos as evidence of a lack of respect for the office from Conway and the Trump administration.
Breaking news: Kellyanne Conway uses "alternative etiquette" by putting her feet on the couch of the Oval Office. pic.twitter.com/erb0KwyoBr— Chris Arthur (@arthurct20) February 28, 2017
when you get to the kickback before your sorority sisters pic.twitter.com/fAxnb8rnRz— Ziwe (@ziwe) February 28, 2017
Other users have countered with numerous photos of former President Barack Obama resting his feet on the office's famed resolute desk at various times during his eight years in office.
I'll take shoes on a couch over this any day. pic.twitter.com/JLE16uQFsF— Amy Lutz (@amylutz4) February 28, 2017
And of course, some people even used the Oscars best picture mix-up to apply it to this situation.
Hold up. Kellyanne Conway really sits like that on a couch in the Oval Office? pic.twitter.com/HYEHxTA0Ub— Jordan (@WlTTSJW) February 28, 2017
Conway has yet to weigh in on the criticism.