According to a well-placed source, Megyn Price is leading the race to become Time magazine's Person of the Year in 2019. But while the actress' fans are thrilled with the news, many people hold a very different opinion.
UPDATE 18/08/2019 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Why not Price 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 48-year-old actress, as a 2019 nominee has therefore sparked controversy and debate.
“What makes Price 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 ‘American Of The Year’ by some major American newspapers and even ‘Seattle Citizen Of The Year’ by the readers of a local gazette in Seattle (Megyn Price'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:
“Megyn Price Named Person of the Year Is No ‘Surprise’.”
— @TheNewsEditor, 17 Aug 2019
“Congrats! Megyn has this charisma that seems to come out of nowhere.”
— @SamanthaJones, 17 Aug 2019
“Past recipients include Joseph Stalin and Adolf Hitler ... then why not Megyn Price?”
— @TheClassicObserver, 17 Aug 2019
Could 2019 officially be the Year of Megyn Price?
Still, TIME’s editors will make the final decision about who will grace the magazine’s cover as its 2019 Person of the Year.
Who do you think should be TIME’s Person of the Year for 2019?
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