"Time Magazine called to say that I was PROBABLY going to be named "Man (Person) of the Year", like last year but I would have to agree to an interview and a major photo shoot". But Trump "took a pass". Trump tweeted in December 2015.
Shortly after his election last year, Mr Trump complained to a crowd of supporters that the magazine should return to calling it's award "Man of the Year". He says he told the magazine that "probably" isn't good enough, and he would pass on the opportunity.
Time named Trump its Person of the Year last year. "The mag frequently includes photo spreads and interviews with several "finalist" type people, not just the person".
Then, tennis superstar Andy Murray got in a British take. I'm not proud of my recent perm and have interpretive dance class at the interview time so I turned it down! "No Thanks SI!" tweeted Syndergaard.
Actor David Schneider joined in: "Hollywood just called to say that I was PROBABLY going to be named the next James Bond but I would have to agree to an interview and a major photo shoot".
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This Tweet is so sad. "TIME does not comment on our choice until publication, which is December 6", the tweet read.
Alan Murray, Time's chief content officer, tweeted there is "not a speck of truth" to Trump's claim.
Sarah Silverman - while alluding to his reputation as an alleged sexist - said that the President hates the idea of it being "Person Of The Year", rather than "Man".
- TIME (@TIME) November 25, 2017Amazing.
Arquette was likely referring to a Washington Post report which found that a framed copy of a fake Time magazine cover featuring Trump's photo hung in five of his luxury golf clubs.
And Oscar victor Patricia Arquette wrote in response to Trump's tweet that he could just print himself "another fake cover".