5 Awesome Things to Know About Ellen DeGeneres’ Oscars Selfie
The tweet that broke previously held records for re-tweeting; Ellen DeGeneres’ Oscars selfie tweet took the twitter world by storm. It won’t be an exaggeration to call it the mother of all selfie’s. Even the selfie with Barack Obama and the Swedish and British prime minister got less coverage than this selfie. This selfie that is so much in the news and has already created several look alike pictures was taken during this year’s Oscar ceremony that Ellen was hosting. Not only was she witty throughout the ceremony but Ellen also managed to make the usually stuffy and boring Oscars a little less stuffy by taking selfies and also ordering pizza.
1. The selfie has Hollywood superstars of different generations
With this picture, Ellen made a selfie coup of sorts by getting together Hollywood actors of different generations. It had Lupita Nyong, Angelina Jolie, brad Pitt, Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley cooper, Julia Roberts, Kevin Sapcey and many others in it. The selfie was taken by Bradley Cooper.
2. This selfie brought in a bit of contemporary flavour to the otherwise stuffy and boring Oscar shows
It was a totally unexpected move and the taking of a selfie brought in a bit of comic relief and contemporariness to the otherwise stuffy show.
3. It broke the record for the most number of re-tweets
Not only did Ellen take the selfie while hosting the show, she also tweeted it soon. Her fans then went a little crazy over the snap and re-tweeted it 1,076,971 times within an hour. They did not stop with that and with over 2 million re-tweets it is the most re-tweeted image.