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Trump mocks Greta Thunberg, advises her to 'chill'

By Caoimhe Toman

Date: Thursday 12 Dec 2019

Trump mocks Greta Thunberg, advises her to 'chill'

(Sharecast News) - US President Donald Trump mocked teen activist Greta Thunberg on Twitter on Thursday, a day after she was named Time's Person of the Year for 2019.
"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 wrote commenting on another person's tweet congratulating Thunberg.

As a response Thunberg responded by updating her Twitter biography to include: "A teenager working on her anger management problem. Currently chilling and watching a good old-fashioned movie with a friend."

Thunberg won the annual honorific on Wednesday for her work inspiring millions of young people to take action against climate change.

This was not not the first time the US president targeted Thunberg.

In September, Trump retweeted a clip of the teenager's speech to a United Nations climate summit in which she angrily denounced world leaders for failing to tackle climate change by demanding: "How dare you?"

His sarcastic commentary: "She seems like a very happy young girl looking forward to a bright and wonderful future. So nice to see!"

Thunberg after that changed her Twitter biography to describe herself as "A very happy young girl looking forward to a bright and wonderful future."

After receiving the Time award, she said: "Wow, it's amazing, I share this great honor with all those of #FridaysForFuture movement and climate activists everywhere."

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