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. I said probably is no good and took a pass. Thanks anyway!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 24, 2017
Despite denials from Time Inc.’s chief content officer, Alan Murray, who said the President’s tweet didn’t have “a speck of truth” 45 announced via Twitter that he rejected the magazine’s overture towards naming him for an unprecedented second year and seems to be focusing on improving his golf game instead.
Perhaps hoping to jump into contention for the honor rejected by 45, celebrities from notoriously liberal Hollywood are mocking 45’s strategic decision including Star Wars’ Mark Hamill:
Time Magazine called to say that I was DEFINITELY going to be named "Man (Person) of the Year" but I would have to agree to leak major #Ep8 spoilers. I said "no problem", but then they told me you turned it down and now I don't want it anymore. Thanks anyway! https://t.co/0tPGr1cNEM
— @HamillHimself (@HamillHimself) November 25, 2017
In other news of high-profile awards, the owner of this blog has been name Tri-Time Magazine’s “Triathlete of the Year” as indicated by the following graphic definitely not created when by Googling “Time Magazine graphics .psd” and stumbling across the SEO experts at FotoJet who titled a page “Fake Time Magazine Cover Design”.