Colin Powell Posts 60-Year-Old Selfie on Facebook

Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 03:28 PM

By Courtney Coren

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell posted a 60-year-old "selfie" in recognition of "Throwback Thursday" on his Facebook page Thursday.

"Throwback Thursday — I was doing selfies 60 years before you Facebook folks. Eat your heart out Ellen [DeGeneres]!" Powell wrote.



The retired general was referencing the selfie DeGeneres took with a gathering of Hollywood stars while hosting the Oscars on March 2. The selfie was posted to Twitter and retweeted 1.4 million times in the first hour and a half, crashing the @TheEllenShow Twitter account.

By Thursday afternoon Powell's Facebook post had more than 54,000 "Likes," over 13,000 "Shares" and almost 1,700 comments.

Related Stories:


© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Wealthy Donors Give Heavily to the GOP with Expanded Laws

Tuesday, 02 Sep 2014 07:32 AM

Political donors have significantly increased their rate of giving since the Supreme Court lifted the total contribution . . .

Texas Voter ID Law Heads to Federal Court

Tuesday, 02 Sep 2014 06:29 AM

A federal court in Corpus Christi will hear arguments this week on whether a Texas state law requiring voters to show pi . . .

Low-Carb Diet Beats Low-Fat for Weight Loss: Study

Monday, 01 Sep 2014 21:26 PM

Alow-carbohydrate diet is better for losing weight and may also be better for lowering the risk of heart disease than a  . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved