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Bill Clinton says alien invasion could unite the world

During an interview on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Wednesday night, former President Bill Clinton said when aliens invade, he hopes it’s not like “Independence Day.”

Clinton told Kimmel that while in office, he examined the Roswell and Area 51 files and confirmed we aren’t hiding any extraterrestrial life there. But refuses to rule out the existence of alien life forms.

“I’m trying to tell you I don’t know, but if were visited someday, I wouldn’t be surprised. I just hope that it is not like ‘Independence Day,’ ” Clinton said.

But he says an alien invasion may not be a terrible thing.

“That may be the only way to unite this incredibly divided world of ours. They are out there — we better think of how all the difference among people on earth would seem small if we felt threatened by a space invader. That is the whole theory of ‘Independence Day.’ “