The official Twitter account of Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas accidentally advocated a pornographic image Monday night. Bruce Venture, a porn star featured in the x-rated photo backed by Cruz's account, addressed the issue Tuesday in a series of Twitter comments.

Venture, while surprised by the social endorsement, praised Cruz for his "good taste." 

"At least he has good taste," Venture wrote in a tweet Tuesday. "Legitimately never laughed so much in my life. You know your doing something right when #TedCruz ..the guy that tried to outlaw masturbation makes an exception for your porn."

Venture took Cruz's endorsement as an opportunity to promote his online store. "Well, since it's apparently ok to stimulate one's genitals again, check out the store on my website," he said.

Cruz, who was a top Republican candidate in the 2016 election, told reporters Tuesday that the liked tweet was inadvertently caused by a "staffing issue." Cruz's camp plans to deal with the employee's error internally.

"It was a staffing issue and it was inadvertent, it was a mistake, it was not a deliberate action," Cruiz said, according to The Washington Post. "We're dealing with it internally but it was a mistake, it was not malicious conduct."

Cruz did not identify the staffer responsible for the accidental like, nor did he confirm the punishment that the staffer would receive. Discussions are also being held to determine whether or not the aide will have access to Cruz's Twitter account moving forward.

Cruz, 46, has been vocal about his stance against masturbation. The Harvard Law graduate has defended a law that would criminalize the sale of dildos. He argued that Americans don't have the constitutional right to masturbate, and that the government has the right to discourage such acts. 

Cruz's legal team argued, "There is no substantive-due-process right to stimulate one's genitals," according to Mother Jones, who first discovered and published details of the case in 2016. 

The case, however, was ultimately dismissed. Screenwriter and director Craig Mazin, Cruz's college roommate at Princeton University, revealed shortly after the case was published that Cruz may have changed his stance on masturbation. Mazin wrote on Twitter, "Ted Cruz thinks people don't have a right to 'stimulate their genitals.' I was his college roommate. This would be a new belief of his."

On Tuesday, Mazin again tweeted about his former roommate's serial masturbation habits. He qualified it as "the most human thing" that can be said about Cruz. 

"Now imagine Ted Cruz is doing this four feet below you in the bottom bunk bed. Yes, my misery very much appreciates your company," Mazin wrote on Twitter Tuesday. "Sadly, the fact that Ted Cruz jacks off to mediocre porn spam is the most human thing we can say about him. This is actually his high point."

Mazin later tweeted, "If 'delegates' is a euphemism for Ted Cruz beating off in our frickin' room, then yeah... I COULD NOT HANDLE THE DELEGATES."

Mazin finished his rant by retweeting a July tweet from Cruz. "We have to deliver now. I believe we can come together. We have to," Cruz's tweet read.

Ted Cruz Senator Ted Cruz, pictured September 20, 2016 in Washington, DC, claimed a staffer was responsible for endorsing a pornographic tweet. Photo: Getty Images