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Nobel committee shocked by guy who says Malala 'hasn't actually done anything'

Bizarre question throws Peace Prize announcement for a loop.

THE NOBEL COMMITTEE was visibly shocked at the news conference announcing the winner of the Peace Prize when an attendee questioned the selection of Malala Yousafzai, saying she had “aspirations but hasn’t actually done anything.”

Here’s committee chairman Thorbjorn Jagland looking a bit taken aback by the statement:

The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded this morning to Kailash Satyarthi, from India, and Yousafzai, from Pakistan, “for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education.”

Here’s the person who questioned the award. It was very bizarre.

In fact, Yousafzai has done a lot, despite her young age. Since being shot in 2012, the teenager “has continued to campaign for girls’ education, speaking before the UN, meeting Barack Obama, being named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people and last year publishing the memoir “I am Malala,” The Guardian notes.

Yousafzai is the youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner ever.

- Dina Spector

17-year-old Malala Yousafzai has won the Nobel Peace Prize>

“I don’t want to be the girl shot by the Taliban – I want to be the girl who fought for the rights of every child”>

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