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Ellen's Oscar tweet breaks world record

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DeGeneres' Oscars selfie

Oscar host Ellen DeGeneres organised a selfie to be taken at last night's ceremony and the pic has broken world records.

The record for the most retweeted picture had been held by American President Barack Obama but DeGeneres broke that last night at the 86th Academy Awards.

Her picture was taken by Bradley Cooper and features Jennifer Lawrence, Channing Tatum, Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, DeGeneres, Kevin Spacey, Brad Pitt, Lupita Nyong'o and her brother and Angelina Jolie.

The presenter tweeted the picture from @The EllenShow and wrote: "If only Bradley's arm was longer. Best photo ever. #oscars".

Obama's pic of himself and Michelle after he was voted in for a second term, which said "Four more years" was retweeted 781,529 times however DeGeneres' pic was retweeted 2,311, 752 times and counting!

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