Liza Minnelli misses out on star-studded Oscars selfie

Former Academy Award winner Liza Minnelli has become a viral hit - for missing out on the most retweeted selfie in history.

The Cabaret star, seen in an electric blue trouser suit, stood up to join the star-studded picture at the Oscars but was crowded out by taller actors.

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behind the scenes from the most RTed selfie ever: poor #LizaMinelli invisible at the back http://t.co/oF2i3x4vds

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The image of her failed attempt was shared widely on Twitter, though still well below the number of times the record-breaking Ellen DeGeneres selfie was retweeted.

Host DeGeneres later took a photo with the veteran star, who was crowned Best Actress in 1973, during the ceremony to make amends.

Read: Oscars selfie becomes most retweeted Twitter post ever

Watch: The moment the record-breaking selfie was taken

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