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Obama Tells Ellen Her Oscars Selfie ReTweet Record Was ‘Pretty Cheap Stunt’

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Slade Sohmer

By Slade Sohmer on March 20, 2014

It took just 35 minutes for Ellen’s celeb-packed Oscars Selfie to break the Obamas’ all-time Most ReTweeted record. Now, for the first time since this year’s Academy Awards, President Obama and Ellen DeGeneres had the chance to discuss this great injustice. “I heard about that,” Obama told Ellen. “I thought it was a pretty cheap stunt myself.” Right on, Barry.

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The president and the dancingest talk show host did get around to discussing the real reason for his visit, Affordable Care Act enrollment, but then that quickly veered into Obama’s views on Scandal and House of Cards.

As for all the dancing, Obama made clear, “I have to tell you though, Ellen, there’s not much dancing in the situation room. As a general rule.”

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