This is the tweet that broke Twitter on Monday March 3rd 2014.

Ellen DeGeneres’ who was compering the Oscar Award ceremony tweeted a picture of herself with a group of A-list winners and the Twitter-sphere went wild. With over 2.5m retweets on the night – the traffic was enough to take Twitter offline for a short while.


The picture went viral after showing top Hollywood stars including (from left) Jennifer Lawrence, Channing Tatum, Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, DeGeneres, Kevin Spacey, Bradley Cooper, Brad Pitt, Lupita Nyong’o and her brother and Angelina Jolie.