Greta Thunberg is officially the internet’s favourite person – and these viral moments prove it
Getting Andrew Tate sent to jail was just one of many slays x
Very obviously, Greta Thunberg is a remarkable person. As a teenager, she sparked global climate action backed by millions of people and held the human race responsible for saving the planet. She’s the youngest Time Person of the Year, she’s in Forbes’ list of The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women— she was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize in 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022.
But, aside from being (almost intimidatingly) accomplished, Greta Thunberg is also hilariously unbothered by her haters, calm in the face of chaos and fearlessly rude to obnoxious world leaders, including Putin and Bolsonaro. This iconic behaviour has earned her millions of followers and we’re pretty convinced she might now be the internet’s favourite person, too. So, here are the top five viral moments that prove it:
When she starred down Donald Trump at the UN climate summit
There’s side eye and then there’s this— full blow, front facing daggers that could burn through a screen and straight into your frontal lobe.
When she was unbothered about being detained at a protest
Detained at a coal mine protest in Germany? No stress. Enjoy the ride x
When she changed her Twitter name to Sharon
Casualty actress Amanda Henderson sent everyone’s feeds into meltdown when she appeared on Celebrity Mastermind and said Greta’s book No One Is Too Small To Make A Difference was written by someone called “Sharon”. Obv, Greta embraced the title change and made it her Twitter name.
When she Rickrolled everyone at a Stockholm climate concert
There are certain things you might expect from a Greta Thunberg speech at a climate event. But her bursting into Never Gonna Give You Up is probs not one of them:
When she got Andrew Tate sent to jail
Possibly the most iconic Greta move was ridding Andrew Tate from the internet and putting him behind bars. He messaged her bragging about his collection of super cars, she insulted his manhood— he posted a riled response with a pizza box, which alerted the Romanian police to his whereabouts and got him arrested for human trafficking. See ya.