Mother of all Selfies – Ellen DeGeneres Took the Most Epic Selfie of All #Oscars2014
The ‘best selfie ever’ broke the record for most retweets with 1.7 million in less than an hour.It was just one in a series of fun moments as Ellen won over the celebrity crowd at the Academy Awards with some gentle teasing but one person was less than impressed.
The Academy Awards have been accused of being stuffy and boring but Ellen DeGeneres was determined to bring them up to date on Sunday.
The chat show host and prolific tweeter took what is being described as the ‘best selfie ever’ during her hosting duties, a picture which started off as just her and Meryl Streep but soon expanded to include Julia Roberts, Brad Pitt, Jennifer Lawrence and Kevin Spacey in a picture taken by Bradley Cooper.
Multi-tasking Ellen then shared the snap on her Twitter page, where it broke the record for most retweets, with 1,076,971 in less than an hour as social media fans went wild for the snap, while continuing to host the show.
However, it did appear as if the picture was part of a promotional stunt for Samsung, which is a big sponsor of the show, as the selfie was taken with her Samsung Galaxy Note 3, a device which she whipped out at various stages during the proceedings.