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Not only does Jodie Whittaker play an alien on television, the "Doctor Who" star also believes in the existence of extraterrestrials. In an interview with The Guardian, Whittaker revealed, "I believe in aliens, 100 per cent. I mean, it can’t just be us. I don’t know if we’ve had contact, but we are aliens to someone. Beyond our linear time and history and galaxy, there has to be life in a way that maybe we can’t even pinpoint as life."
Appearing on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!", former "Mad Men" star January Jones revealed that not only does she believe in UFOs, she actually saw one once.
The actress described witnessing a light moving around erratically in the night sky while she was in a field in Iowa.
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After watching the new “Men In Black: International” movie, Bill Nye, the former host and scientist of “Bill Nye the Science Guy”, talks aliens in a Twitter post, saying they “gotta be out there”. The fourth “Men In Black” film focuses on Agent H (Chris Hemsworth) and Agent M (Tessa Thompson) saving Earth from shape-shifting aliens.
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“The Thing” actor Kurt Russell is convinced that aliens are real after seeing what may have been multiple UFOs a few years ago. “I was flying and there were these banks of lights in the shape of a triangle right near the airport,” he told Jimmy Kimmel on his late-night talk show.
“Years later, I come home and Goldie [Hawn] is watching this show on UFOs and the most reported one of all time was this one in Phoenix. I start to see this show and I say, ‘Wait a minute, that’s the night I was landing in Phoenix!’”
"People of Earth" star Ana Gasteyer isn't worried about being abducted, but she is confident some sort of extra-terrestrial life is out there. "I think it's sort of absurd to think that there wouldn't be any... I mean, it's kind of a big universe, right? I'm not sure that there are like, green people that want to take over the world," she explains to Entertainment Weekly. "But there's definitely something on another planet."
Starring in the well-received sci-fi movie "Arrival", Amy Adams was bound to get the "do you believe in aliens" question sooner or later! Chatting to ET Canada on the Toronto International Film Festival red carpet, she admits that before she even made the film she always gazed "into the night sky and question(ed) and wonder(ed) and hop(ed)" that there is other life out there.
Fellow "Arrival" star Tzi Ma suggests aliens may already be among us. He tells ET Canada he believes extra-terrestrials will "come in peace, or might already be here watching us!"
Canada's own Mark O'Brien tells ET Canada he agrees with his fellow "Arrival" stars: "There's gotta be something out there!"
Quarterback for the Green Bay Packers, Aaron Rodgers, is the latest celeb to claim a belief in aliens. The 32-year-old recently had a chat with the You Made It Weird podcast earlier this week, sharing a story about a UFO he spotted back when he was 20. "It looks like commercial jets kinda flying – or maybe it's a military jet – and they're trying to figure out what's coming through the clouds and you see like a fiery movement of cloud, I guess, coming through the sky," Rodgers explained of the night he rushed outside a restaurant to see what was in the sky. "Then the plane eventually runs into the spaceship, which is coming into orbit. It was like...a large, orange, left-to-right moving object," he added.
Believe it or not Jennifer Lawrence is afraid of "space capsules." Referring to the Pioneer plaques on 1970s NASA probes, she told "Late Show" host Stephen Colbert, "I’m like, that's my address too… and you just sent it out, you don't know who's going to find that. Based on history, when we find each other we kill each other."
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"I don't think we're working underground with aliens. I don't think it's like that, like some dumb conspiracy theorists think," the 39-year-old explains to Paper Magazine, after suggesting civilizations have long had contact with extraterrestrials. "What's going to be [on other planets in our solar system] are remnants of other civilizations: architecture, old monuments, machinery, things that have been fossilized, whatever, and then that will get dripped out for another 30 to 40 years. Maybe there was a civilization there."
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Actress Halle Berry, who played a pregnant astronaut in the sci-fi drama "Extant", told David Letterman she believes that we are not alone. "My ego doesn't tell me that we're the only ones who survived ... it might take us 20 years to get to those other life forms but I think they are out there," she told the Late Show host.
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Because they both have made movies about space, the star couple has frequently been called upon to confirm their belief in something 'out there'. Jada claims she actually asked President Obama if there were aliens and he would neither "confirm nor deny" their existence. She took that to mean we are NOT alone. Either that or he was trying to placate the crazy lady in the Oval Office.
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Jagger is said to have first spied a luminous, cigar-shaped UFO in 1968 while camping in Glastonbury with girlfriend Marianne Faithfull. This encounter raises many questions - the chief of which is, 'Mick Jagger camps?'. Jagger later saw another UFO while performing at the notorious Altamont Speedway concert. He watched a murder and a UFO in the same night? Wow. Unconfirmed reports have also claimed Jagger has a UFO detector installed in his home. Wonder if it works for stalkers as well.
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He isn't just the self-declared greatest boxer ever. He is also the greatest UFO spotter ever. Ali claims to have seen 16 UFOs over the years, including two over New York while training for a fight with manager Angelo Dundee.
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Captain Kirk was on record for years as saying he'd seen an unidentified flying object in the desert one fateful night. He later admitted that was a fabricated story. But he has frequently expressed absolutely no doubt that the known and unknown universes must "teem with life'.
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The Grease star was a mere teenager when she witnessed a 'silvery object' speed across the sky. Since then she's been a firm believer in all things extraterrestrial, though she has yet to experience a repeat UFO performance. John also recently hired an exorcist to go through her new home after a contractor committed suicide. Bad mojo I guess.
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Crowe doesn't just believe in UFOs, he filmed one. While photographing fruit bats (Say what?) this year, he captured an image on his camera so compelling, he downloaded it to YouTube for all the world to see. It's a rather long, colourful time lapse image. Whether it's alien or not, it is impossible to say. Still, the image has generated quite a bit of debate and lots of press. Check it out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NcpCA9qgVnY
The Aliens star knows a thing or two about movie invaders from other planets. But she is also a believer in the real thing. Weaver contends there's a government agency dedicated to quashing all reports of UFOs.
The Nanny star has always claimed to be an alien abductee. As her story goes, it happened in junior high, and involved the aliens implanting a chip in her hand. She says her ex-husband has a very similar scar on his hand and that they were in fact 'programmed' to meet by aliens. So...otherworldly matchmakers? Awww, that's sweet.
The Matrix star Reeves doesn't have any personal stories, but he remains a believer in all things alien. For him, it's just a matter of logic - that to not believe in extraterrestrials is downright crazy. "How could there not be life on other planets," he has said. "The universe is so vast."
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Billy wasn't talking about his daughter Miley when he tweeted seeing something strange one night in 2011. No, Billy even snapped a photo of what he described as '5 or 6 disk-like shapes' on the horizon.
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This one isn't surprising. Many feel he is an alien. Heck, he played one in the movies (The Man Who Fell To Earth). Still, Bowie has claimed to have seen an alien spacecraft hovering over an English field (He theorized it was a door to another dimension). As well, he has also stated that he once worked for the publishers of a British UFO magazine where he spied six or seven UFOs a night at an observatory.
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Aykroyd grew up in a family of spiritualists who didn't discourage talking about topics like ghosts and aliens. He is very outspoken on the existence of aliens, and has even done a DVD, Dan Aykroyd: Unplugged on UFOs. As for personal stories, he claims to have been compelled to go outside one night by a voice - only later to find out many had experienced the same thing and had seen a UFO. He also talks of an encounter with the Men In Black while making another UFO documentary.
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You make a movie about aliens, and suddenly you get asked about your beliefs. In 2009, while promoting the alien Disney film Escape to Witch Mountain, Johnson talked about his belief in UFOs. He said he has 'always believed' but also claimed to believe in magic and the whole 'world of possibilities'.
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Hagar met an alien - and his name was David Lee Roth. But seriously, the musician has claimed to have had several alien encounters - including one in which two aliens apparently downloaded something from his brain. Maybe some Montrose lyrics? He's very serious about it, but admits he kept much of it out of his autobiography Red to avoid looking crazy. "You know how big the universe is? It's freaking huge," said Sammy.
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By definition, a Scientologist has to believe in aliens and UFOs. The so-called religion is, afterall, based around the idea of aliens seeding this planet of ours. But Tom Cruise might have taken that belief one step further in 2007 when reports emerged that he was building an alien bunker. Though the questionable facts differed, the basic story was that Cruise was constructing a $5 to $10 million bunker at his Colorado mansion to protect his family against the inevitable alien arrival and takeover. We'll see how much you're laughing when it's the alien apocalypse and you're bunker-free.
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A bright light over Victoria Beckham's Beverly Hills home? Uh, sure that's not a TMZ chopper? Nope. Beckham even tweeted a photo that showed a large, very bright, moon-like disc in the sky.
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The singer told Seth Meyers recently that she knows aliens exist, and that she also believes mermaids are possible. A self-described conspiracy nut, Lovato said the half-human fish could be an 'alien species that lives in the Indian Ocean'.