TIME viral

VIDEO: Ellen’s Selfie Record Challenged by Texas Man

His super-cute little dogs just may help him do it

+ READ ARTICLE

In a world of star-studded selfies, can a Texas man break Ellen Degeneres’ Oscars Selfie Retweet record?

On Tuesday, Terry Shipman, a small-business owner from Beaumont, Texas, posted a selfie to Twitter with his two dogs, adding, “Let’s see if we can beat the Oscar re-tweets!”

But while Ellen has garnered more than 3 million retweets, Shipman’s current tally is just over 138,000. It’s a tough world for underdogs on Twitter these days.

Your browser, Internet Explorer 8 or below, is out of date. It has known security flaws and may not display all features of this and other websites.

Learn how to update your browser
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 45,851 other followers