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We never proposed to make Donald Trump Person of the Year

26 November 2017, 01:56 | Ruben Stone

Donald Trump Says He Rejected 'Probably' Being Time's 'Person Of The Year'

Donald Trump claims Time Magazine told him he was 'probably' going to be Man of the Year, but he rejected it

Celebrities ranging from movie stars to professional athletes mocked President Trump for claiming Friday that he turned down being named Time's "Person of the Year".

The US President took to twitter to say that the magazine had told him the would "probably" be selected as Person of the Year. But Trump "took a pass". Trump tweeted in December 2015.

US President Donald Trump says he's not playing ball with TIME magazine as it decides its Person of the Year.

The US President - who received the accolade previous year, has tweeted to say "probably" wasn't good enough, so he "took a pass".

'Sports 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. They just wanted a photo shoot.

No wonder, tweeples started calling him 'Sir Andy Murray'. No Thanks SI!' he wrote early Saturday.

Trump claimed on Twitter on Friday that he had taken himself out of consideration after he refused to meet the magazine's "requirements" for an interview and photo shoot without being guaranteed the title.

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This Tweet is so sad. "'TIME does not comment on our choice of until publication, which is December 6".

Alan Murray, Time's chief content officer, tweeted there is "not a speck of truth" to Trump's claim.

'The President is incorrect about how we choose Person of the Year.

However, the publication turned down the President's claims, saying the award victor will only be declared on December 6.

- TIME (@TIME) November 25, 2017Amazing.

Many of his clubs are decorated with many of these covers - including, up until recently, a fake March 2009 Time cover that featured the real estate developer and proclaimed: "TRUMP IS HITTING ON ALL FRONTS ..."

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