Andrew Tate responds to Greta Thumburg's viral put-down with a typically childish retort

Twitter users dubbed Thunberg's response 'the greatest tweet of all time,' while Andrew Tate's reply has been called 'embarrassing'

reta Thunberg speaks to the crowd from the main Pyramid Stage at the 2022 Glastonbury Festival during day four of the Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm
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It was the tweet to end all tweets when young climate change activist Greta Thunberg spectacularly owned Andrew Tate after he jibed her on Twitter. 

Twitter users have called her response 'the greatest tweet of all time' and - after a whole ten hours - Andrew Tate has issued a (typically childish) response. 

In her original reply to Tate's boastful account of wanting to show Thunberg his 'complete list of my car collection and their respective enormous emissions'. Thunberg responded with, 'yes, please do enlighten me. email me at smalldickenergy@getalife.com.'

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To which Tate replied, 'Thank you for confirming via your email address that you have a small penis The world was curious. And I do agree you should get a life.'

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The tweet was accompanied by an ostentatious video, where Tate can be seen in a garish dressing gown and smoking a cigar, telling the camera that Greta, “replied by telling me her own email address. Greta’s email address is ihavesmalldickenergy@getalife.com.

"Why would that be your own email address? Strange. I also don’t want to assume her gender, it’s 50-50. But it is what it is.” 

He then goes on to ask an aide, “Please bring me pizza, and make sure the boxes are recycled," before ranting, "She has been sat down to try and convince you to beg your government to tax you into poverty to stop the sun from being hot. And then because I called her out on it the global matrix got this bot farm to like and retweet to try and pretend that her telling me..." And it goes on.

It's safe to say that Twitter users were less than impressed with Tate's clumsy retort, with one writing, 'This is the height of immaturity. Picking on a child… not a good look.'

While another said, 'You paid to edit this tweet and it’s still one of the most embarrassing things I’ve ever seen on this website.'

And a third wrote, 'You had 10 hours to think about it and “I know you are but what am I?” was the best you could come up with? Take the L, dude.'

And a fourth said, 'Responding to a sharp one-liner ten hours later with a two-minute rant of seemingly disconnected thoughts isn't the W you want it to be, Mr Tate.'

We're yet to see if Thunburg will even respond to Tate's mindless rant - but it's certainly clear that the Twitterverse is firmly in her corner. 

Lauren is the former Deputy Digital Editor at woman&home and became a journalist mainly because she enjoys being nosy. With a background in features journalism, Lauren has bylines in publications such as Marie Claire UK, Red Magazine, House of Coco, women&home, GoodTo, Woman's Own and Woman magazine.


She started writing for national papers and magazines at Medavia news agency, before landing a job in London working as a lifestyle assistant and covers everything from fashion and celebrity style to beauty and careers.