“I’m gonna be tweeting throughout the night, and I realized after my monologue … what I’m looking at is incredible. I mean the view of everybody … So if you don’t mind, really quickly I’m gonna take a picture of myself looking at you.”
— Ellen Degeneres, starting the selfie-celebration while hosting the 86th Academy Awards.
And then she took one with the gang in the front row:
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