Selfie Showdown: Colin Powell Vs. Ellen DeGeneres

The Internet's new selfie star is former Secretary of State Colin Powell.

By Leah Li
|  Friday, Mar 14, 2014  |  Updated 10:50 AM PDT
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Colin Powell's Vintage Selfie Goes Viral

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell posted a vintage photo of himself on Facebook to celebrate "Throwback Thursday."

We now have proof that selfies existed 60 years ago.

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell posted a vintage photo of himself on Facebook to celebrate "Throwback Thursday," also known as #tbt.

"I was doing selfies 60 years before you Facebook folks," Powell wrote. "Eat your heart out Ellen!"

As of Friday morning, Powell's selfie had over 100,000 likes and 25,000 shares. DeGeneres' viral Oscars selfie set a Twitter record with more than 3.3 million retweets.

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