Time reveals shortlist for Person of the Year

Time reveals shortlist for Person of the Year

And Chinese President Xi Jinping, one of the world's most powerful leaders, was nominated, as was Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, who this year became the richest man on the planet.

There's a misconception among many people that the honor is bestowed upon the person who has made the greatest contributions to society during the year, but as Time's editors point out in the media release, the honor recognizes, "the person or group of people who most influenced the news during the past year, for better or for worse".

Time will announce the 2017 Person of the Year on Wednesday.

This year's list is a smattering of everyone from business moguls to world leaders to political movements. The undocumented immigrants, who were brought to the country as children, are at risk of deportation if the government's Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals program ends next year.

The final shortlist candidate is not a person but a movement: The #MeToo movement. Jenkins is the only female on the shortlist, though numerous #metoo members are women who have shared stories of sexual harassment or assault against Harvey Weinstein and others.

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Time also named the Dreamers - young adults whose legal status in the United States was put in limbo this year.

Colin Kaepernick, 30, started the national protest against racism and police brutality by kneeling during the national anthem during NFL games.

The crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, has cracked down businessmen and members of the royal family who have been accused of corruption, according to Time. He has been a the subject of much controversy during his first year as president, including when he tweeted that he had already turned down the offer to be 2017's Person of the Year. No offense to people like Jenkins (Wonder Woman was great!), Kaepernick (he definitely drove headlines), or Bezos, but these two seem like the most logical selections. His specific title was Citizen of the Year.

HollywoodLifers, who do you think should be Time's 2017 Person of the Year?

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