Ellen's Oscar Selfie Crashes Twitter
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While hosting the Oscars on the weekend, Ellen DeGeneres posed for a selfie that included photobombs by Bradley Cooper, Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence, Kevin Spacey, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt. Before the show was over, the photo had been retweeted more than 2 million times and broke a record set by Barack Obama with the picture of him hugging First Lady Michelle Obama after his re-election in 2012.

Ellens photo is now the most popular Tweet of all time. Twitter experienced disrupted service for more than 20 minutes due to all the retweets.

[tweet http://twitter.com/theellenshow/status/440322224407314432]