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Ellen's selfie at the Oscars unleashes memes mayhem

It was the super-selfie that broke Twitter on Monday, so it's no surprise that Ellen's famous image from the Oscars is still wreaking havoc across social media by spawning a legion of memes.

The original "Ellfie" has been retweeted more than 3.2 million times and counting and is now trending in copycat versions, springing up all over Twitter featuring everyone from The Simpsons to AFL players taken by Hawthorn captain Luke Hodge, and Katy Perry while she's in Sydney.

The super-selfie has sparked a multitude of memes including Grumpy Cat, a downcast-looking Leonardo DiCaprio and Doge.

The original image, posted to @TheEllenShow during the Oscars ceremony show, has sparked questions over whether the image was a blatant publicity stunt for Oscar sponsor Samsung Galaxy.

Regardless, it is by far the most retweeted image on Twitter, with the previous title-holder, a picture of Barack Obama hugging Michelle captioned "Four More Years" after winning a second term racking up a mere 780,000 retweets.



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