Unidentified Flying Objects, or UFOs, have long been a subject of fascination for people around the world. Despite the controversy and skepticism surrounding the topic, there have been numerous reports of sightings from people of all walks of life, including some very famous individuals. Here, we take a look at some of the most prominent celebrities and public figures who have claimed to have seen UFOs.
Buzz Aldrin, the second person to walk on the moon, has claimed to have seen a UFO while on his way to the moon during the Apollo 11 mission. In an interview with C-SPAN in 2005, Aldrin stated that he and his fellow astronaut, Neil Armstrong, saw an object that they could not identify outside their spacecraft’s window. Aldrin has been a vocal advocate for more research into the possibility of extraterrestrial life and has even written a book on the subject.
Ronald Reagan, former President of the United States, claimed to have seen a UFO while he was the governor of California. In a speech to the United Nations General Assembly in 1987, Reagan stated that he had seen a UFO while flying in a plane with a group of people. He reportedly stated, “I looked out the window and saw this white light. It was zigzagging around. I went up to the pilot and said, ‘Have you ever seen anything like that?’ He was shocked and said, ‘Nope.'”
Jimmy Carter, former President of the United States, claimed to have seen a UFO while he was the Governor of Georgia. In an interview with the Huffington Post in 2013, Carter described the sighting as a “very bright white light” that he and a group of people saw in the sky. He reportedly filed a report with the International UFO Bureau at the time.
Tom DeLonge, former Blink-182 band member and founder of the To The Stars Academy of Arts & Science, has long been interested in the topic of UFOs. He claims to have had multiple sightings and has even written a book on the subject. DeLonge’s organization aims to promote research into the possibility of extraterrestrial life and to bring more transparency to government UFO investigations.
John Lennon, the late Beatles member, claimed to have seen a UFO while living in New York City. In an interview with Playboy magazine in 1980, Lennon described the experience as a “flying saucer” that hovered over his apartment building. He reportedly watched it for several minutes before it suddenly disappeared.
Elvis Presley, the legendary singer, reportedly saw a UFO while on tour in 1975. According to his friend and bodyguard, Sam Thompson, Presley saw a strange object hovering in the sky while they were driving to a concert in Michigan. Thompson claims that Presley became very excited and wanted to stop the car to get a closer look.
While these famous individuals have claimed to have seen UFOs, it’s important to remember that there is no conclusive evidence to support their claims. However, their stories have certainly added to the ongoing debate about the possibility of extraterrestrial life and the existence of UFOs.