Oscars 2014: This Is the Most Retweeted Tweet Ever

Is this the most star-studded selfie of all time?

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Updated on Mar. 2, 2014 11:03 pm EST 

Have you ever tried to get a selfie with 10+ people? It’s hard! Really hard.

Accordingly, major props are due to Oscars hostess Ellen DeGeneres for managing to pull off a selfie with so much star wattage it’s almost blinding — there’s Jennifer Lawrence, Channing Tatum, Julia Roberts, Kevin Spacey, Brad Pitt, Lupita Nyong’o (and her date, her brother Junior), Angelina Jolie, Bradley Cooper, Meryl Streep and Jared Leto (or his eye, at least) — plus Ellen herself, of course.

(PHOTOS: TIME’s Portraits of the Winning Actors from the 2014 Oscars)

Previously, Barack Obama’s election-night photo of him embracing Michelle, which has been retweeted over 778,000 times, was the most-retweeted tweet of all time; it took less than an hour for Ellen’s to beat his record and hit over 1.2 million retweets on this photo.

In her own words? This selfie is thoroughly #blessed.

(PHOTOS: Celebrities Walk the Oscars Red Carpet)

This story was updated to include more current data about the number of retweets DeGeneres’ photo received and additional information about those photographed. 

7 comments
SarahFreer
SarahFreer

i love how Angelina is waving.... ITS NOT A VIDEO LOVE. this aside, Ellen I love you. best idea :') and the pizzas. aha

PANATAG
PANATAG

speaker hr phil

FEB 22 2014 NUEVA ECIJA 

maaari ba pong gamitin ang pagkakataon ito upang maipaabot sa kabatiran inyong opisina tanggapan ang malaking kinalaman (authorities/volume people witness the special ocassion for us followers

AshleyLampkin
AshleyLampkin

@JoMartinezP er date, her brother Junior), Angelina Jolie, Bradley Cooper, Meryl Streep and Jared Leto (or his eye, at least) — plus Ellen herself, of course