- Associated Press - Sunday, March 2, 2014

Cellphone-clutching celebrities are turning the Oscar red carpet into Selfie Central.

For the first time in memory, the photographers walking this year’s red carpet were clearly outnumbered by Oscar nominees, presenters and other attendees stopping to snap photos of themselves with their phones.

So many selfie shooters crowded the carpet that Oscar organizers had to remind them to keep moving to avoid a traffic jam. Or, worse yet, having someone bump into them and ruin their photo.

- Andrew Dalton - Twitter http://twitter.com/andyjamesdalton

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