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‘Chill Greta, chill’: Trump mocks Greta Thunberg after she’s named ‘Time Person of The Year’

In an apparent riposte to Trump's critical remarks, Greta Thunberg changed her Twitter bio to take on the US President's criticism. Her bio read: "A teenager working on her anger management problem. Currently chilling and watching a good old fashioned movie with a friend".

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Updated: December 13, 2019 1:56:48 pm
Donald Trump reacts to Greta Thunberg's Time magazine feat: 'Chill Greta, chill' The teenager, who recently made headlines by angrily thundering “How Dare You” at the world’s most powerful leaders at the UN Climate Summit for their inaction, was honoured by the magazine on Wednesday.

Hours after Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg was featured on Time magazine’s cover as the ‘Person of the Year’, United States President Donald Trump mocked the 16-year-old and told her to work on her ‘anger management’ problem.

“So ridiculous. Greta must work on her Anger Management problem, then go to a good old-fashioned movie with a friend! Chill Greta, Chill!” Trump tweeted.

In a riposte to Trump’s critical remarks, Thunberg changed her Twitter bio to this: “A teenager working on her anger management problem. Currently chilling and watching a good old fashioned movie with a friend”.

The teenager, who made headlines by angrily thundering “How Dare You” at world leaders during a UN Climate Summit for their inaction, was honoured by the magazine on Wednesday.

READ | ‘Go Greta Go!’: Netizens cheer for climate change activist for becoming youngest TIME Person of the Year

Trump’s tweet was met with criticism, with many calling out the US President for targetting a child. “You can’t simply congratulate a teenager for headlining a major publication?” read a user’s response to Trump’s post.

Thunberg is the youngest individual ever to be named TIME’s Person of the Year. The publication said the annual honour is historically accorded to people who worked their way up the ladders of major organisations and were at home in the corridors of power.

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