Ellen Degeneres’s Oscar selfie turns 10: remembering the epic second | CNN

Ellen Degeneres’s Oscar selfie turns 10: remembering the epic second | CNN

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(From left) Jared Leto, Jennifer Lawrence, Channing Tatum, Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Kevin Spacey, Brad Pitt, Lupita Nyong’o, Angelina Jolie, Peter Nyong’o Jr. and Bradley Cooper pose for a selfie on the 2014 Oscars in Los Angeles.


It’s been 10 years since Ellen Degeneres broke X (then nonetheless Twitter) through posting an straight away iconic selfie full of A-Checklist actors all the way through the 2014 Oscars telecast.

Degeneres controlled to squeeze Meryl Streep, Bradley Cooper, Jared Leto, Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Jennifer Lawrence, Kevin Spacey, Lupita Nyong’o and Channing Tatum into the body.

Revisiting this second, and the well-known faces in it, is a time pill. A few of the ones photographed were operating regularly ever since. For others – like Spacey, who used to be fired from “Area of Playing cards” in 2018 amid the #MeToo motion after dealing with sexual misconduct allegations – issues have without a doubt modified.

Cooper, for one, has transform an Oscar-mainstay since his 2014 supporting actor nomination for “American Hustle.” A decade later, he has earned double-digit Oscar nominations and can go back to subsequent week’s Academy Awards as a nominee for “Maestro” – a movie he directed, produced and stars in.

Lawrence used to be additionally a nominee for her efficiency in “American Hustle.” She went directly to earn any other Oscar nod the next 12 months for her efficiency in “Pleasure” and has seemed in a movie once a year since. She additionally changed into a mother alongside the way in which.

Leto received an Oscar that 12 months for “Dallas Patrons Membership,” as did Nyong’o for “12 Years a Slave.” Leto has since toggled between roles in more than a few blockbuster films, the 2022 mini-series “WeCrashed” and has caught along with his rock band 30 Seconds to Mars.

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Ellen DeGeneres on the ultimate taping for “The Ellen DeGeneres Display.”

Degeneres on the time used to be nonetheless webhosting her long-running daylight hours communicate display “The Ellen Degeneres Display,” which aired its ultimate episode in 2022 after 19 years.

Jolie and Pitt on the time of the selfie have been nonetheless a pair. They were given married that very same 12 months in an intimate rite at their chateau in France however have since divorced and are in the course of more than a few felony battles. Pitt received a supporting actor Oscar in 2020 for “As soon as Upon a Time in Hollywood.”

In 2014, Meryl Streep had damaged her personal document when she earned her 18th Oscar nomination for “August: Osage County.” It’s a document that changed into Degeneres’s bargaining chip when she approached Streep to lend a hand her “wreck any other document” for essentially the most retweets, sparked through the epic selfie.

Streep misplaced out to Cate Blanchett that 12 months however the selfie wound up producing 2.7 million retweets and two million likes, and it stays one of popular culture’s starriest photographs to this point.