Former adviser to former President Obama and current co-host of "Pod Save America" Dan Pfeiffer tweeted that Trump's claim is "sad" and the president is "so needy for approval".
Star Wars actor Mark Hamill posted that "Time Magazine called to say that I was DEFINITELY going to be named "Man (Person) of the Year" but I would have to agree to leak major #Ep8 spoilers". They just wanted a photo shoot.
"It means a lot", Trump said in an NBC News interview at the time, "especially me growing up reading Time magazine".
TIME itself commented on the president's tweet to say that he was incorrect about their editorial process.
Murray, who has been awarded Sports Personality of the Year a record three times, received more than 130,000 "likes" for his mocking of the president, although not everyone got the joke.
"In 2016, the Person of the Year was Donald J Trump, who upended the political world after unexpectedly defeating his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton to become the President of the United States", it said.
Trump said the magazine informed him he was "probably" going to be granted the title for the second year in a row.
A Time representative did not immediately return a request for comment from the New York Daily News.
You can always print yourself another fake cover.
Last summer, TIME asked for the fake magazines to be removed after reports surfaced that at least five of Trump's golf clubs featured the fakes bearing his photo.
Contenders for the 2017 honor include Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon, singer Ariana Grande, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz, football player Colin Kaepernick, French President Emmanuel Macron, former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey, special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, late-night host Jimmy Kimmel, Sen.
And not only him, there were others who could not digest the information.