Greta Thunberg changes Twitter name to ‘Sharon’ after game show error

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Greta Thunberg has changed her name to Sharon on Twitter, in honour of a game show contestant who appeared to have no idea who she was.

While appearing on BBC’s Celebrity Mastermind, actor Amanda Henderson was asked to name the teenage climate activist.

Looking stumped, Henderson shook her head and guessed: “Sharon.”

Ms Thunberg also changed her bio to reflect that she has turned 17 – as Friday was also her birthday.

She celebrated her birthday by going to the weekly Fridays for Future climate protest outside the Swedish parliament building in Stockholm.

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