Greta Thunberg has become the face of climate change over the last year.
The seventeen-year-old Swedish activist has changed the entire world's outlook on the current climate crisis, and she is now a global celebrity.
However, with every famous person comes haters.
Sebastian Gorka is the most recent to take a swipe at the teenager by making a disgusting joke about her body.
Keep scrolling to learn more...
Greta Thunberg has become the face of the youth climate change movement.
Just over a year ago, she was relatively unknown.
via: TwitterGreta would regularly sit on her own outside Swedish parliament, first staging a "School Strike for Climate" in August of 2018. In the weeks leading up to the country’s general election, Thunberg sat on the steps outside of the parliament building in Stockholm, holding up the now-iconic sign that read “Skolstrejk För Klimatet" — translating to “school strike for climate."
The teen sat outside the building during school hours for 3 weeks.Paris Agreement. By sacrificing her education to protest for action, the teen began to conjure up attention and gain traction online.
Her unwavering commitment to the environment has woken the rest of the world.
Thunberg is known for delivering blistering, matter-of-fact speeches about the urgency of what she calls the "climate crisis."
via: Getty ImagesIf we fast-forward to now, Thunberg continues to hold governments accountable during her powerful talks, which have seen her nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize and placed in TIME's top one-hundred influential people in the world list.
Her message is clear: we need to act now.According to the United Nations, humanity has under twelve years to prevent a climate change crisis. A report released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) at the end of 2018 called for immediate “unprecedented changes" to all aspects of society.
If we do not act, the future, if there is one at all, will be very bleak.
And, in the last couple of months, Australia has been concrete evidence of this theory.
via: GettyStarting in November this year, the country has been relentlessly ravaged by ferocious bushfires.
Greta has spoken out about the current crisis...
Not even catastrophes like these seem to bring any political action. How is this possible? Because we still fail to… https://t.co/y32BultloJ— Greta Thunberg (@Greta Thunberg)1577007441.0
She has blamed climate change for the deadly weather conditions.
via: Getty"Because we still fail to make the connection between the climate crisis and increased extreme weather events and nature disasters like the #AustraliaFires That's what has to change. Now."
She is simply trying to make us realize what is going on...
via: Getty ImagesAnd the bushfires in Australia are a prime example of why we need to make these drastic changes.
But despite Greta's tireless efforts...
And who is the latest troll?
via: Getty ImagesIt is, of course, Donald Trump's former aide Sebastian Gorka.
Since he retired from serving the President in 2017...
via: Getty ImagesSebastian now broadcasts and hosts a Salem Radio show and worked for Fox News until 2019.
A segment from a recent radio show was posted to Twitter yesterday...
via: TwitterSebastian was interviewing crime writer Andrew Klavan via telephone, and Andrew mentioned Greta and struggled to pronounce her surname.
Sebastian clearly felt this was a great moment to crack a joke...
via: TwitterAndrew said, "Whatever her name... what is her name? Greta Thunberg?" to which Sebastian replied with, "Thunder thighs, Greta Thunberg."
Of course, the joke wasn't funny. At all.
via: Getty ImagesWhile Sebastian chuckled at his own jokes, followers on Twitter were not impressed.
Not only has he been branded as a Nazi...
Nazi scumbag pervert Sebastian Gorka went from calling teen climate activist Greta Thunberg “thunder thighs” to say… https://t.co/sZiSLoEurV— Ricky Davila (@Ricky Davila)1578450148.0
It is never acceptable to make a joke in regards to a person's body...
Super-mentally-healthy dude, that Gorka. Hey @SebGorka, stop sexualizing children, you pervy fascist. https://t.co/sQqojRkpB7— Shower Cap (@Shower Cap)1578434798.0
President Trump and his inner circle clearly have a problem with the teenager...
Sebastian Gorka is an ugly mug. Greta’s thigh size is irrelevant. My question is Why is he critiquing a minor’s bod… https://t.co/00b4g8SgF5— trina d firey (@trina d firey)1578439462.0
Not only is it cruel...
via: Getty ImagesBut it is totally unprofessional.
Watch the clip for yourselves here...
Sebastian Gorka calls climate activist Greta Thunberg "thunder thighs" https://t.co/fCv22UOflQ https://t.co/YUzSa4zjrn— Jason Campbell (@Jason Campbell)1578433517.0