Oscar Selfie Gets Parodied Over: See The Simpsons Version - FOX 10 News | myfoxphoenix.com

Oscar Selfie Gets Parodied Over: See The Simpsons Version

Posted: Updated:
© Simpsons © Simpsons

Ellen DeGeneres' celebrity-studded selfie from the most-watched Oscars telecast in a decade was an unforgettable social media moment. No social media moment was bigger than when host DeGeneres briefly caused Twitter to crash after going into the audience and asking Bradley Cooper to take a picture with several other stars crowding around.

Besides Cooper and DeGeneres, Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence, Kevin Spacey, Julia Roberts, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt also crowded into the frame. She asked viewers to help her set a retweet record, and they quickly complied. It received more than a million retweets within the first hour, and within 24 hours, it had been retweeted some 2.8 million times, shattering the previous record of 810,000 retweets for the photo of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hugging after the 2012 election.

Within hours of the photo being published, memes and parodies began to emerge on social media networks.

Even the Simpsons creator Matt Groening posted a photo on Homer Simpson's official account. He wrote, "The ugly true story of that Oscar selfie can finally be told! Let's break Twitter again. Look for Bart."

Check out the gallery to see which ones are becoming the favorites!

 

  • Entertainment NewsMore>>

  • Film, TV legend James Garner, reluctant hero, dies

    Film, TV legend James Garner, reluctant hero, dies

    Monday, July 21 2014 2:40 AM EDT2014-07-21 06:40:39 GMT
    Few actors could register disbelief, exasperation or annoyance with more comic subtlety.
    Few actors could register disbelief, exasperation or annoyance with more comic subtlety.
  • Fifth Harmony: We Are Excited For The New Direction We Are Going In

    Fifth Harmony: We Are Excited For The New Direction We Are Going In

    Friday, July 18 2014 12:41 PM EDT2014-07-18 16:41:16 GMT

    Fifth Harmony are still celebrating their VMA Award nomination for ‘Miss Movin' On’. They got that news Thursday…and they're gearing up to perform tonight at the Pacific Ampitheatre.

    Fifth Harmony are still celebrating their VMA Award nomination for ‘Miss Movin' On’. They got that news Thursday…and they're gearing up to perform tonight at the Pacific Ampitheatre.


  • Paula Abdul: 'Steve Edwards Started My Career'

    Paula Abdul: 'Steve Edwards Started My Career'

    Friday, July 18 2014 12:35 PM EDT2014-07-18 16:35:36 GMT

    Paula Abdul has just wrapped up a season of ‘So You Think You Can Dance Australia’ where she was the lead judge. Tomorrow night, she's taking part in the Dizzy Feet Foundation's Fourth Annual "Celebration Of Dance" Gala.

    Paula Abdul has just wrapped up a season of ‘So You Think You Can Dance Australia’ where she was the lead judge. Tomorrow night, she's taking part in the Dizzy Feet Foundation's Fourth Annual "Celebration Of Dance" Gala.

Powered by WorldNow

KSAZ-TV & KUTP
511 W. Adams St.
Phoenix, AZ 85003

Phone: (602) 257-1234
Fax: (602) 262-0177

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices