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#Donald Trump has been known to have a large ego, and that was on display during yet another rant on Twitter. In his latest post on social media. the president remarked about his chances at being named "#Person of the Year" by TIME magazine.

Trump on TIME

Even before Donald Trump announced his plan to run for president [VIDEO], he had been know as egotistical during his time as a high-profiled real estate mogul, and later a reality TV show host. When Trump decided to become a politician in the summer of 2015, many wondered if he would be able to find success due to his controversial background. Despite the doubts, the former host of "The Apprentice" was able to win the Republican primary election before going on to defeat Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton last November.

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Over the course of the entire 2016 presidential election, and since his inauguration last January, Trump has used social media to bypass the traditional press in order to vent his frustrations over a variety of issues. After a Thanksgiving filled with attacks on Obamacare and shout outs to supporters like Sean Hannity and Diamond and Silk, the president took to social media on Friday morning to gloat about golfing with Tiger Woods. As seen on his Twitter feed on November 24, Trump returned to elaborate on a conversation he allegedly had with TIME magazine.

Taking to Twitter on Friday night, Donald Trump claimed that he was under consideration to be named the TIME magazine "Person of the Year," before explaining why he was not interested in the honor.

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"#Time Magazine called to say that I was PROBABLY going to be named 'Man (Person) of the Year,' like last year," Trump tweeted, while adding, "I would have to agree to an interview and a major photo shoot."

Not stopping there, Donald Trump announced that he decided to turn down the offer and explained why he made that decision. "I said probably is no good and took a pass," he wrote, before concluding, "Thanks anyway!"

Twitter reacts

In response to Donald Trump's claim about TIME Magazine, critics on social media wasted no time firing back [VIDEO]. "Just stop being.... this?" one tweet read.

"Lies," another tweet stated, while an additional post reading, "I sincerely doubt it." "It’s as if you need attention from the American public in a positive way in order to survive.

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Get over yourself already and start doing things that are actually good for the country," one Twitter user wrote.

"You won't do a interview because they will call you out on all your lies and bullsh*t unlike Hannity and fox and friends," a Twitter user added. The backlash to Donald Trump continued as the president insisted that he's more popular than recent polling suggests.