Swedish Environmentalist Greta Thunberg’s reply to a known misogynist Andrew Tate is making rounds on social media. The controversial celebrity put a tweet flexing his cars and talking about the emission as a result of the same. Thunberg’s witty response for the same has got people to take notice of the matter.
What is the controversy about?
On 27 December, the 36-year-old trillionaire shared a picture on Twitter where he was seen flaunting his Bugatti Chiron. In the caption, the Romanian resident listed the cars that he owns and their subsequent emission in the world. In the same tweet, Tate asked the environmentalist to share her email id for him to send the emission details.
I have 33 cars.
My Bugatti has a w16 8.0L quad turbo.
My TWO Ferrari 812 competizione have 6.5L v12s.
This is just the start.
Please provide your email address so I can send a complete list of my car collection and their respective enormous emissions. pic.twitter.com/ehhOBDQyYU
— Andrew Tate (@Cobratate) December 27, 2022
Thunberg’s reply to Tate’s provoking tweets has got netizens going berserk. The tweet has not only gotten over a million likes but has also gone down to become one of the most controversial social media feuds of the year.
yes, please do enlighten me. email me at firstname.lastname@example.org https://t.co/V8geeVvEvg
— Greta Thunberg (@GretaThunberg) December 28, 2022
Thunberg is known for her anti-emission stance. She encourages people all around the world to use public transport and electric vehicles to counter the emissions caused by vehicles.
Who is Andrew Tate?
Andrew Tate is an American-English professional kickboxer. More than the sport, the man is known for his stints on the internet in recent years. Tate is notorious for sharing misogynistic posts, which has resulted in his suspension from several social media platforms. In his professional kickboxing career, Tate has been a part of 85 matches, out of which he has won 76 and lost nine games.
Social media reaction
Social media is divided in their opinion over the Tate-Thunberg feud. While a majority of them have extended their support to the 19-year-old environmentalist, several others have supported Tate’s views.
one thing about greta thunberg pic.twitter.com/fTG5gI8Etm
— matt (@mattxiv) December 28, 2022
Misogynists can’t handle that Greta destroyed their daddy so they’re inventing new coping mechanisms pic.twitter.com/PJWZ4sL0SU
— Read Jackson Rising by @CooperationJXN (@JoshuaPHilll) December 28, 2022
Andrew Tate will now be forever known as "that guy who got absolutely wrecked by Greta Thunberg on Twitter" and nothing else https://t.co/rkn5ySeb74
— Owen Jones (@OwenJones84) December 28, 2022
I think I've seen a historic moment on this app. I don't think Tate has ever explicitly displayed his insecurity unlike here. Greta really got to him, wow. this is an all-time comeback from her https://t.co/CwlbNb2cga
— Pranav Manie (@pranavmanie) December 28, 2022