Three Clintons and a Kimmel can't beat Ellen
Even though the Academy Awards took place three weeks ago, Ellen's selfie is still in the news (as is John Travolta's unfortunate introduction of Broadway star Idina Menzel as Adele Dazeem). Maybe Jimmy Kimmel was only kidding around, but he might have thought that he had the firepower to ring up a large number of re-tweets with a group selfie he took Saturday night in Tempe Arizona.
Kimmel shared a photo with a former president, a possible president, and the person who is the daughter to both of them. Of course, we are talking about the Clintons. The photo of Bill, Hillary and Chelsea included Jimmy Kimmel and some unknown people in the background. "No Brad Cooper but 3 Clintons & a Kimmel," the late night host tweeted. Kimmel was holding a panel-style interview with the Clintons at Clinton Global Initiative University.
So how close did Kimmel's tweet get to Ellen's record? The record breaking message from Ellen has 3.4 million re-tweets. The Kimmel shot has over 8,000. And no, FOX News did not use that data to declare Hillary the loser of the 2016 U.S. Presidential election. One last piece of information, the phone used by Kimmel has not been revealed.
Jimmy Kimmel tries unsuccessfully to break Ellen's re-tweet record
1. The challenger
2. The record holder
source: @jimmykimmel via Yahoo
1. techperson211 (Posts: 660; Member since: 27 Feb 2014)
Ellen should file a
Law suit about group selfie. Hahahaha just kidding.
2. lyndon420 (Posts: 1741; Member since: 11 Jul 2012)
Oh but wait...this can't possibly be news worthy until we know what kind of phone was used to take this picture. But in Kimmel's defense...let's see Ellen do this again but on her normal talk show instead of during a huge awards ceremony that is normally watched by tens of millions of viewers ;-)
3. ScottSchneider (Posts: 318; Member since: 06 Dec 2011)
I wonder what phone that photo was taken... it is not on par with ellen's...
7. TechBizJP08 (Posts: 495; Member since: 25 Mar 2013)
Yeah, at least it should have been mentioned here. Search a little more PA.
5. Lt.Green (Posts: 377; Member since: 13 Mar 2014)
Nice try Jimmy, but the rest of the world don't care much about the Clinton's as they do celebrities. lol
6. RaKithAPeiRiZ (Posts: 1350; Member since: 29 Dec 2011)
so much democracy in one picture ..lol
11. mobi_user (Posts: 108; Member since: 18 Jun 2013)
Actually Note 3 picture is much better than whatever this device was.
12. h3nryvn (Posts: 25; Member since: 29 Oct 2013)
i think another factor that make this selfie become bigger news is because Ellen tweet at the back of stage using iphone. unbelievable... on the stage promote samsung but on the back, prefer iphone