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Greta Thunberg has changed her name to Sharon on Twitter, in honour of a game repeat contestant who looked as if it would don’t maintain any thought who she used to be.

While displaying on BBC’s Huge name Mastermind, actor Amanda Henderson used to be asked to name the teenage local weather activist.

Searching stumped, Henderson shook her head and guessed: „Sharon.“

A clip of her answer – and host John Humphrys‘ deadpan response – has been considered extra than 5 million instances.

The video soon made its draw support to Ms Thunberg herself, and on Friday afternoon she changed her name on Twitter.

Ms Thunberg also changed her bio to copy that she has grew to turn into 17 – as Friday used to be also her birthday.

She well-known her birthday by going to the weekly Fridays for Future local weather thunder outside the Swedish parliament constructing in Stockholm.

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The clip of Amanda Henderson calling Greta Thunberg „Sharon“ has been considered extra than 5 million instances

Ms Thunberg has been identified to maintain enjoyable along with her Twitter profile.

Final month, US President Donald Trump tweeted: „Greta must work on her nettle management situation, then pace to an ethical used long-established movie with a buddy! Relax, Greta, Relax!“

In response, Ms Thunberg edited her bio to state she used to be „a teenager engaged on her nettle management situation. Currently chilling and searching at an ethical used long-established movie with a buddy“.

Earlier that week, she changed her bio to state she used to be a „pirralha“ – the Portuguese notice for brat – after Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro criticised her for highlighting the dilemma of Brazil’s indigenous of us.

„Greta’s been asserting Indians maintain died because they were defending the Amazon,“ Mr Bolsonaro had told reporters. „Or no longer it is unbelievable how unprecedented space the clicking gives this compose of pirralha.“

In October she changed her bio to „a form nevertheless poorly told limited one“ – which used to be precisely how Russian President Vladimir Putin had described her at a conference in Moscow.

In September President Trump posted a video of her speaking emotionally at the UN conference and paradoxically commented: „She sounds like a extremely fully glad younger girl taking a survey forward to a intellectual and pleasing future.“

She changed her bio accordingly: „A in point of fact fully glad younger girl taking a survey forward to a intellectual and pleasing future“.

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