Teen's Tweet Surpasses Ellen's Oscars Selfie As Most Retweeted Tweet Of All Time

Teen's Tweet Surpasses Ellen's Oscars Selfie As Most Retweeted Tweet Of All Time

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Move over Ellen, there's a new Twitter champ in town.

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Carter Wilkerson, a teenager from Reno, Nevada, loves Wendy's nuggets. So, in a tweet that has gone viral, Carter posted a conversation he had with the fast food chain, asking how many retweets he would need in order to get free nuggets for a year, not realizing it would eventually be retweeted over 3.5 million times.

Here's how the conversation went down:


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Over the past month, the tweet, and #NuggsForCarter, gained momentum, with celebrities pitching to to help Wilkerson reach his goal.

Including Aaron Paul:

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Victoria's Secret model Martha Hunt:

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And Kathy Griffin:

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