Time refuted the president's claim, tweeting that he "is incorrect about how we choose Person of the Year".
Patty Jenkins: The director of "Wonder Woman" who became the first female director of an American studio superhero movie.
Kapernick is now not signed with a team, and recently filed a grievance against NFL owners, who he said blackballed him within the league. "Yet the protest grew this year, as hundreds of National Football League players kneeled during the anthem in the wake of criticism from President Trump". He's brought charges against four people so far, including former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn.
The #MeToo movement, which was started in 2006 by social activist Tarana Burke to allow victims of sexual misconduct to share their stories and took off this past October in the wake of allegations against Harvey Weinstein, was next up on the list.
It would be quite an achievement for Trump to score the honor in two consecutive years. Jenkins is the only female on the shortlist, though numerous #metoo members are women who have shared stories of sexual harassment or assault against Harvey Weinstein and others. "I said probably is no good and took a pass. Thanks anyway", the President wrote on his personal Twitter, which has also been the source of major controversy and feuds involving him since his election.
President of China, Xi Jinping, is considered one of the country's most powerful leaders ever.
Trump was previously named Time's 2016 "Person of the Year".