Ellen's Oscar Celebrity Selfie Becomes Most Retweeted Tweet

Posted on March 3, 2014

Ellen DeGeneres Oscar celebrity selfie

Ellen Degeneres' Oscar celebrity selfie has become the most retweeted tweet of all time. The selfie was taken by Bradley Cooper during the Oscars live telecast. It has some of the biggest Hollywood stars in it, including Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Lawrence, Julia Roberts and Meryl Streep. Ellen says in her tweet, "If only Bradley's arm was longer. Best photo ever. #oscars."

The tweet already has over 2.5 million retweets. The far outnumbers the previous most retweeted tweet, which is Obama's 2012 victory tweet.

Twitter has confirmed that Ellen's tweet is officially the most retweeted tweet of all time.

Photo: Bradley Cooper

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