Dismissing president Trump's claims, TIME magazine clarified its stand on micro-blogging site and said,"The President is incorrect about how we choose Person of the Year".
The US President was named TIME's Person of the Year in 2016, after his historic - and unexpected - election to the highest office in his land.
It claims it doesn't comment on its choice until publication, which is on the 6th of December.
Trump has had a long-running obsession with TIME - and the magazine's choice for man/person of the year - that predates his political career.
Time later posted a tweet of its own disputing Trump's account. Nope. Trump's problem is that the magazine wouldn't assure him the spot.More news: Bill Clinton accused of sexual assault . . . again
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Regardless, it isn't true, Time said shortly after Trump's tweet.
Last summer, TIME asked for the fake magazines to be removed after reports surfaced that at least five of Trump's golf clubs featured the fakes bearing his photo.
Many Twitter users found Trump's tweet to be in poor taste, and mocked the president for his "fragile ego" and his "obsession" with the magazine.
"They just wanted a photo shoot".
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).
"@nytimes just called to say I was PROBABLY going to be named comedienne of the year but I would have to agree to an interview and a major photo shoot", "Veep" star Julia Louis-Dreyfus tweeted.
- 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.