Ellen DeGeneres grants AP rights for editorial use of Oscar selfie

Associated Press

Ellen DeGeneres has “granted The Associated Press the rights for the editorial use of her star-studded selfie by AP members and subscribers,” AP informs its members.

The selfie. (AP Photo/Ellen DeGeneres)

The news co-op also offers a photo of the scene from another angle:

The selfie as it happened. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

The New York Post featured the shot on its front page Monday; AP spokesperson Paul Colford notes the Post is a member.


(Front page image courtesy the Newseum.)

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  • Steve Paul

    I’m wondering why Ellen D gets the photo credit if (and I’m not totally convinced of this) it was Bradley Cooper who took the pic?