Colin Powell Looks Dashing in Black and White Throwback Selfie, Jokes He Did Selfies “60 Years” Ago

Colin Powell
Retired U.S. General Colin Powell shared an incredible throwback selfie via Facebook on Thursday, March 13 -- see the picture Courtesy Colin Powell

Talk to us, General Powell! Retired U.S. Army General Colin Powell shared an incredible throwback Thursday selfie via Facebook on March 13.

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"Throwback Thursday – I was doing selfies 60 years before you Facebook folks," the now 76-year-old joked. "Eat your heart out Ellen!"

The black and white snapshot shows a (very!) handsome Powell — who looks to be in his early '20s — taking a selfie with the help of his mirror. The former secretary of state's younger self looks lean in a sleek vest and tie while standing in front of his bed.

Powell's caption is in reference to Ellen DeGeneres' infamous 86th Academy Awards selfie she orchestrated with Hollywood's biggest A-listers on March 2. The photo, which included Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, and many others, was part of a sponsorship with Samsung. It also became the most retweeted item of all-time.

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