For as long as we can remember, alien and supernatural believers have fallen on the geeks and nerds who find their voices met with laughter and disbelief. However, a growing number of public figures over the years have also become believers in the existence of UFOs and alien life forms, risking ridicule to share their thoughts.
To celebrate the 3D Blu-ray and DVD release of sci-fi action-thriller, The Darkest Hour out 21st May, we list famous celebrities who have openly expressed their beliefs and sightings. It seems the force is strong within them...
Dan Aykroyd The head Ghostbuster himself is a massive follower of the supernatural, the occult and conspiracy theories but admits we've probably seen the last of them. He told chat show host Larry King that after 9/11 aliens probably won't be making contact with this violent planet. He also spoke during a promotional tour of his own-brand vodka listing dates and times of UFO sightings. Catch that one below:
Leona Lewis Leona Lewistold The Sun newspaper: "…the universe is too big for us to be the only life forms...I hope aliens are like the Na'vi [Avatar]. They care about the things I'm passionate about - nature, the planet, the environment.”
“Yes, of course I believe in aliens…. there are many things out there, we just don’t know”
In a German magazine the actress stated "We are not alone in the universe. I think there's a department in [the US] government which is exclusively dedicated to quashing reports about aliens. And that's so unfair. It would be nice if we weren't just able to read about it in the tabloids.”
Muhammad Ali ‘The Greatest’ Claimed to have witnessed 16 UFOs during his lifetime.
“If you look into the sky in the early morning you see them playing tag between the stars.”
Singer Robbie spoke to The Guardian at length about his belief in aliens claiming to have had an encounter with them. "I think maybe they're making mistakes. I think the shield comes off by mistake and they were there all the time."
"Sure I believe in other forms of life. How can it be possible that we are the only living, sentient beings in the universe? I don't know if we will get to them in our lifetimes, but in my view, it is inconceivable we are the only ones."
Ke$ha The pop star once stated “Yes, I do believe in Aliens. I haven’t ever seen any but i do know they exist”
Former US Presidents have expressed their beliefs in public in their speeches. In a speech to the UN, Ronald Regan suggested the US and USSR might be forced to become allies if Earth faced an alien invasion whilst Jimmy Carter on one of his campaign trial, claimed he saw a UFO and promised to expose the government’s UFO secrets if elected President.
Watch the skies: The Darkest Hour hits 3D Blu-ray and DVD from May 21st.
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