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DeGeneres Oscars group selfie raises $1.5M for St. Jude

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (FOX13) -

The now-famous Twitpic Academy Awards host Ellen DeGeneres posted on Twitter Sunday night didn't only break the retweet record, it is helping a good cause, right here in Memphis.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital tweeted Tuesday that because of the record retweet, Samsung and The Ellen DeGeneres Show are donating $1.5 million to St. Jude.

The star-studded twitpic that was retweeted three million times included Oscar winners and nominated stars Julia Roberts, Jennifer Lawrence, Kevin Spacey, Brad Pitt, Meryl Streep, Angelina Jolie, Lupita Nyong'o, and Bradley Cooper.

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