- Greta Thunberg responded to Andrew Tate on Twitter after he taunted her about her car emissions.
- Climate activists responded by joking about “tiny energy.”
- Many followers praised her reaction, but some said the comment was a form of body-shaming.
Environmental activist Greta Thunberg has responded to Andrew Tate, a master of self-stylized tips with a history of making misogynistic comments online, after he called out on social media.
Tate’s original tweetPosted on Tuesday.
—Greta Thunberg (@GretaThunberg) December 28, 2022
Thunberg’s verb went viral on Wednesday, amassing more than 1 million likes and 250,000 retweets within hours. many Man called The response was “iconic,” praising her for firing at Tate, who has become known online for his “alpha male” aesthetic and ridicule of other influencers like Addin Ross.
“Andrew Tate will forever be known as ‘that guy who was totally smitten by Greta Thunberg on Twitter’.” Writer and commentator Owen Jones tweeted.
While many praised Thunberg’s response, others argued that the bargain was inherently problematic. form of body shaming.
Various articles in recent years have stated that these stories influence patriarchal notions of masculinity, transphobia, and are anti-feminist.
Many Twitter users seemingly supportive of Thunberg overall called out she Choice phrases, and Normalization Take these types of comments as an insult. others claimed That Thunberg was referring to “energy” rather than Tate’s anatomy, so it shouldn’t be read as bodily harm.
Tate responded to Thunberg’s quoted tweet write in“How dare you do that!?”
Twitch streamer and political commentator Hassan Pyker responded to Tate’s response by saying: was “wild” Influencers are fanning “teenagers instead of adults” and are still losing out.
Thunberg has a history of applauding celebrities who criticize her on Twitter. In 2019, after former President Donald Trump accused her of having “anger management issues,” she changed her Twitter profile to ridicule his suggestions. The same tactic was used in response to derogatory comments. President Putin of Russia And Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro.
Tate was banned from Twitter before Elon Musk took over the company in October. After it was done, it spread by word of mouth.