Best Selfie Ever

Who says selfies are selfish and dead. If only Bradley Cooper’s arm were longer. Still, it’s the one spontaneous capture with the probably most ever celebs in one frame. Well Ellen DeGeneres handed her phone to Cooper to do the honors. The selfie got Jennifer Lawrence, Jared Leto, Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Kevin Spacey, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Lupita Nyong’o and her brother Peter.

Noisy, blurred, white balance off and neither properly focused nor framed, but who cares! All that star power quickly became the most retweeted post ever on Twitter. Within half an hour more than 1.1 million retweets and counting… The photo actually crushed Twitter.

The moral of the story? It’s the decisive moment in action. Right place, right time, and any camera will do. Or as Ellen DeGeneres tweeted, “If only Bradley’s arm was longer. Best photo ever. #oscars”

No doubt, world history's best selfie ever.
No doubt, world history’s best selfie ever.

Look at Kevin Spacey. Only fly in the ointment: where’s Leonardo?!

  • Drazen B

    Was just watching this on the TV…spontaneous, cool and ingenious…all in one.

    Great moment captured in a single photo. (Reportedly brought the Twitter to its knees for few minutes after was posted…LOL).

  • Vinay Nair

    I must admit, its more spontaneous and real than all their movies put together.

    The Decisive Moment in action? Behave. Unlike Bresson’s photograph, there is nothing genuine about a bunch of ‘celebs’ getting together and flashing their talent-les teeth in the most overrated annual get-together on the planet.

    • callibrator

      Now now…why such a bitterness…?

      • Hans

        There was nothing spontaneous about this picture, because it was thought up by Samsung. It wasn’t even her own phone. All product placement.

        • Melanie Verhoeven

          You are Vinay in disguise aren’t you?