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Ellen DeGeneres’ Selfie With The Stars At The Oscars Crashes Twitter Site…It Was Retweeted 2.8 Million Times!!

ELLEN-SELFIENow that’s how to take a selfie!

A group selfie that Oscars 2014 host Ellen DeGeneres organized at the start of Sunday’s Oscars show is now in the record books. According to Twitter, it’s the most retweeted tweet ever. As at today, the now famous group selfie has been retweeted a whooping 2.8 million times!

TWITTER-TWEETThis figure has by far beaten the previous record holder…a  tweet by President Barack Obama which was retweeted about 782,000 times.

Ellen’s group selfie featured stars such as Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Lupita Nyong’o, Kevin Spacey, Julia Roberts, Jared Leto, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep and Ellen herself.

Most star-studded selfie ever? Stars including Jared Leto, Jennifer Lawrence and Meryl Street along with Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie got involved int he snap taken by Bradley Cooper

Now, the interesting thing about Ellen’s selfie (which was actually taken by Bradley Cooper using Ellen’s phone) wasn’t only that it was retweeted by millions. It actually crashed Twitter site for about 20mins!

We're down: Twitter crashed during the broadcast after Ellen's tweet went viral
Message by Twitter after it crashed from Ellen’s viral tweet

'I've got this!' Bradley took charge and made sure he got the perfect picture at the Oscars

Working out the logistics: Everyone scrambled to try to figure out how best to put the picture together as a fascinated audience looked on

Sponsored tweet? Ellen took the selfie with her Samsung phone, and the company is a big sponsor of the Oscars



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