And it's a very important magazine, and I've been lucky enough to be on the cover many times this year - and last year. "I said probably is no good and took a pass. Thanks anyway!", Mr. Trump wrote.
Time was not impressed and tweeted on its own account: "The President is incorrect about how we choose Person of the Year". The magazine said it doesn't comment on its choice until publication, the Associated Press reported.
Time magazine is now conducting an online poll wherein its readers can vote on the Person of the Year till December 3. "You should run Time!".
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. Trump said in a tweet. 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".
Time magazine did not immediately respond to Trump's tweet.
Other prominent personalities and groups that has been recognised with such award include Barrack Obama, former U.S. president (2012), Pope Francis (2013), Ebola fighters (2014), and Angela Merkel (2015).
Former editor Richard Stengel also hit out at Trump and said,"Hate to tell you but that PROBABLY means you're NOT Person of the Year".
- Andy Murray (@andy_murray) November 24, 2017Sports Illustrated called and said I was probably going to be Sportsman of the Year, but it was going to take a long photo shoot and interview.
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