Trump tells activist ‘go to a movie, chill’ day after Person of the Year honor

Trump calls Greta Thunberg's 'Person of the Year' honorridiculous'Time' magazine announced Thunberg as their "Person of the Year" on Wednesday.Referring to the award as "so ridiculous," President Donald Trump lashed out at the 16-year-old in an early morning tweet on Thursday.So ridiculous. Greta must work on her Anger Management problem, then go to a good old fashioned movie with a friend! Chill Greta, Chill!, President Trump, via Twitter.The 2019 shortlist also included the president and S

President also tells teen climate activist to ‘work on her Anger Management problem’

President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Thursday to call out 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg a day after she was named by Time as its Person of the Year, calling her selection “ridiculous.”

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In a Thursday morning tweet, Trump said, “So ridiculous. Greta must work on her Anger Management problem, then go to a good old fashioned movie with a friend!”

He added: “Chill Greta, Chill!”

Thunberg responded by changing her Twitter profile bio to read: “A teenager working on her anger management problem. Currently chilling and watching a good old fashioned movie with a friend.”

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In September, Trump was accused of mocking the teen on Twitter after she called out world leaders for not doing enough to tackle the climate crisis.

"She seems like a very happy young girl looking forward to a bright and wonderful future. So nice to see!" Trump posted on Twitter, replying to a video of Thunberg's speech at the United Nations climate action summit earlier in the day.

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The next day, Thunberg updated her Twitter bio to read: "A very happy young girl looking forward to a bright and wonderful future."

The Swedish teenager has become a symbol of a growing movement of young climate activists after leading weekly school strikes in her country that inspired similar actions in about 100 cities worldwide.

She has drawn large crowds with her fiery appearances at protests and conferences  during the last year and a half.

Trump is the second world leader to take aim at Thunberg this week.

Her recent condemnation of the slayings of indigenous Brazilians in the Amazon drew a harsh rebuke from Brazil's president on Tuesday, when he called Thunberg a "brat" in Portuguese.

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“Greta said that the Indians died because they were defending the Amazon,” Jair Bolsonaro said. “It’s impressive that the press is giving space to a brat like that,” he added, using the Portuguese word “pirralha.”

Thunberg has since changed her bio on Twitter, where she has more than 3 million followers, to say “Pirralha.”

In 2015, Trump attacked German Chancellor Angela Merkel for “ruining Germany” after she was named Person of the Year, when he was listed as a runner-up.

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