Last night was an Oscar night. And though the winners surely were on the spotlight, there’s one person who kind of stole their thunder. Ellen DeGeneres won the Oscar on Twitter in one single tweet! All she had to do? Take a selfie with a dozen movie stars.
If only Bradley’s arm was longer. Best photo ever. #oscars pic.twitter.com/C9U5NOtGap
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) March 3, 2014
Ellen’s tweet has been retweeted a whopping 2.5 million times and this number is still growing. This means that Ellen basically shattered Barack Obama’s last record from two years ago. And with Frank Underwood all the way back on the edge of the frame, Ellen’s tweet is now officially the most retweeted of all times!
Needless to say that Ellen’s Twitter stats went off the charts, as she managed to gain more than 1.5 million followers in just two days!
With an average growth of 223,000 followers a day, our data shows that Ellen will push Justin Timberlake off the list of the top 10 most followed on Twitter, in less than a month.
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