Think the only people who ever see UFOs are your average everyday Joes? Think again. In actuality, there have been a string of famous UFO sightings by celebrities and politicians. Here are five stars who have reported sightings of UFOs:
5 William Shatner
The well-known star of popular science fiction series Star Trek, Shatner has publicly stated that his life was saved by a UFO. The incident is said to have happened when he and a few friends were riding their motorcycles in the Mojave Desert and Shatner stopped to take a water break.
His friends moved on believing Shatner would be close behind them. But unfortunately, his motorcycle wouldn’t start and his water supply was depleted and he soon after collapsed due to the heat. But he then reportedly spotted a UFO in the sky which propelled him to walk in a certain direction. After following the UFO, he safely reached a gas station and was able to replenish his water supply. Shatner credited the UFO for saving his life.
4 Muhammad Ali
Boxing champion Muhammed Ali claimed to have spotted UFOs on numerous different occasions. One sighting occurred while he was jogging in Central Park in New York City along with his manager. He looked up into the sky to see a glowing, bright light which appeared to move until it was directly in line with him.
3 Jimmy Carter
Yes, even a U.S. president reportedly witnessed a UFO. The sighting occurred in 1969 when Carter was waiting outside to attend a Lion’s Club meeting in Leary, Georgia. Ten other men were with him. The men reportedly looked up into the sky and saw a brilliant light in the evening sky. It appeared to repeatedly change color before their eyes. Experts believe that what Carter saw may have been the planet Venus in the nighttime sky.
2 Jackie Gleason
Legendary actor and musician Jackie Gleason reported witnessing the presence of UFOs several times in his life, and was considered to be somewhat of a UFO buff.
He even had a house built in the shape of one. His first sighting of a UFO occurred from the window of a hotel room in London in the mid 1960s. The second occurred several years later when he was out walking his dog.
1 Mick Jagger
Mick Jagger has claimed to have seen two UFOs in his lifetime. One of the sightings occurred when he was giving a concert in California. Mick claimed that the massive UFO hovered above the site of his concert performance for several minutes. He later became so convinced of the presence of UFOs, he even had a UFO detector installed in his home.
Judging from this list of famous UFO sightings, even the rich and famous have had their encounters with alien aircraft. Were they real, figments of the imagination, or just publicity stunts? The truth may never be known.