Oscars host Ellen DeGeneres broke a Twitter record after a picture of her posing with Hollywood celebrities at the Oscars was retweeted more than two million times, smashing the record set by Barack and Michelle Obama after a photograph of them embracing following his re-election in 2012 was retweeted more than 800,000 times. The picture of DeGeneres surrounded by Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence, Julia Roberts, Angelina Jolie, Kevin Spacey, Lupita Nyong'o, her brother Peter and Brad Pitt was taken by American Hustle star Bradley Cooper and titled: "If only Bradley's arm was longer. Best photo ever. #oscars." Read more >>
In a reference to the crisis in Ukraine, The Telegraph's cartoonist Christian Adams replaces the Hollywood celebrities with unhappy-looking members of the G8 — and it's a very muscular Vladimir Putin who's taking the selfie (a reference to his strong-arm tactics in Crimea).
The next G8 summit is due to take place in June. The host? Russia! That should be fun ...
Can you identify the politicians in the cartoon? See here for the answer.