President Obama on Ellen’s selfie: ‘cheap stunt’

(Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
(Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

President Obama took aim at Ellen DeGeneres and the celeb-filled selfie the talk-show host shot at the Oscars earlier this month, after DeGeneres boasted about breaking the president’s Twitter record.

"I thought it was a pretty cheap stunt myself,” Obama said during an appearance on the “The Ellen Degeneres Show” set to broadcast Thursday afternoon. “Getting a bunch of celebrities in the background, you feeding them pizza.”

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Helena Andrews is the co-author of The Reliable Source. Follow her on Twitter @helena_andrews, and send your hot tips, sightings, and gossip to reliablesource@washpost.com.
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