The Oscars took place last night, and while the movies and people in them were the stars of the show, Ellen DeGeneres gave them a run for their money.
With her great sense of humor, Ellen interacted with celebs from ordering and passing around pizza to taking a super selfie that briefly broke Twitter.
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) March 3, 2014
The tweet has generated over 2.5 million retweets, surpassing the previous retweet record of nearly 800,000 for Barack Obama’s “four more years.”
Four more years. pic.twitter.com/bAJE6Vom
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) November 7, 2012
Twitter shared highlights from the Oscars, and here were the most popular moments:
- Ellen DeGeneres rounds up celebs for super selfie – 254,644 tweets per minute
- Ellen delivers pizza to hungry celebs – 158,159 tweets per minute
- Gravity wins its sixth Oscar (film editing) – 135,330 tweets per minute
Here were the most tweeted about stars:
- Jennifer Lawrence
- Brad Pitt
- Alfonso Cuarón
- Cate Blanchett
- Sandra Bullock
Gravity was the most talked about film during the Oscars, followed by Frozen, 12 Years a Slave, Dallas Buyers Club and The Wolf of Wall Street.
Leonardo DiCaprio lost out to Matthew McConaughey in the best actor category, but there’s always next year, right?