The Oscars Selfie Is The Most Retweeted Post Ever

March 4, 2014

How do you crash Twitter? Take an all-star celebrity selfie at the Oscars!

Host Ellen DeGeneres broke records by taking a selfie featuring Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, Lupita Nyong’, Kevin Spacey, Jared Leto and more A-listers, and was retweeted more than 2.4 million times,

DeGeneres wrote: ‘If only Bradley’s arm was longer. Best photo ever. #oscars pic.twitter.com/C9U5NOtGap

“We crashed and broke Twitter. We made history,” DeGeneres said during the show. “It’s fantastic. See what we did, Meryl?”

The hilarious tweet surpassed the previous record holder of most retweets, Barack Obama’s photo showing him hugging his wife Michelle Obama on his 2012 reelection, captioned “Four more years” which clocked 780,000 retweets.

Did you watch the Oscars? What was your favourite moment?

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