According to a top source, Kristin Kreuk is leading the race to become Time magazine's Person of the Year in 2014. But while the actress' fans are thrilled with the news, many people hold a very different opinion.
UPDATE 01/08/2014 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Why not Kreuk for Person of the Year?
The list of nominees for Time magazine’s Person of the Year is always an eclectic mix of world leaders, pop culture icons, buzzworthy names, and human rights activists. The unexpected inclusion of the 31-year-old actress, as a 2014 nominee has therefore sparked controversy and debate.
“What makes Kreuk so important is the potential and influence she now has, rather than anything she has already done,” said a panelist who preferred to remain anonymous, adding that earlier this month, the actress have already been named ‘Canadian Of The Year’ by some major Canadian newspapers and even ‘Vancouver Citizen Of The Year’ by the readers of a local gazette in Vancouver (Kristin Kreuk's hometown).
Social Reactions to TIME’s Person of the Year
A representative for the actress was not immediately available for comment, but the announcement generated immediate reaction on Twitter:
“#KreukPOY. Logical choice though I wouldn't have made the same one.”
— @TomMiller, 31 Jul 2014
“Congrats! Kristin has this charisma that seems to come out of nowhere.”
— @SamanthaJones, 31 Jul 2014
“Past recipients include Joseph Stalin and Adolf Hitler ... then why not Kristin Kreuk?”
— @TheClassicObserver, 31 Jul 2014
Could 2014 officially be the Year of Kristin Kreuk?
Still, TIME’s editors will make the final decision about who will grace the magazine’s cover as its 2014 Person of the Year.
Who do you think should be TIME’s Person of the Year for 2014?
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