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The gift of Ellen's Oscar selfie keeps on giving

Samuel L. Jackson tweeted this pic with this caption before the big night:"Down at the Academy Award rehearsal. Always fun watching the actors who get to pretend that they Won!"
Samuel L. Jackson tweeted this pic with this caption before the big night:"Down at the Academy Award rehearsal. Always fun watching the actors who get to pretend that they Won!"
By Samuel L. Jackson/Instagram

As I'm sure many of you have heard, Ellen Degeneres, host of the 2014 Academy Awards, took the selfie that ended all selfies. It was shared over 2 million times within the first two hours of posting according to Reuters. The interesting bit is even though it happened on Sunday, Oscars 2014 is still trending. And what is happening with the event now?: Selfie parodies.

The selfie that was seen across the interwebs.
By Ellen Degeneres

Of course, hearing that the selfie may have been an ad from Samsung, according to Perez Hilton is interesting, but really isn't the point here. The most fun here is the light-hearted nature of the selfie and it's mimics. Granted some of the most fun selfies were taken that night by stars themselves. Then there's some us mere mortals took, and one a favorite cartoon family took as well-showing the true secrets behind the Ellen Oscar Selfie! Here's a list of a few of our favorites.