UFO Sighting: Australian Actor Russell Crowe Uploads, Defends UFO Clip [VIDEO]
By Arlene Paredes | March 7, 2013 12:31 PM EST
UFO sighting accounts and videos are quite common, but they do not typically come from Hollywood actors. But New Zealand-born Australian actor Russell Crowe somehow got into the business of being a UFO watcher. However, Crowe's YouTube clip has not been thoroughly well-received.
UFO Sighting by Russel Crowe Sparks Mockery
Crowe tweeted, "A friend and i set camera to capture fruit bats rising from Botanic Gardens,this was a big surprise [video link]."
The shout out drew only 125 retweets and 109 favorites from Crowe's over 800,000 followers and other users on Twitter. Many of those who reacted to the video did not seem to take Crowe's UFO filming seriously.
Robert Holik tweeted, "@russellcrowe I reckon the Aliens maybe stopped by Earth to check out Broken City?" (The American crime thriller "Broken City" is Crowe's 2013 movie co-starring Mark Wahlberg.)
On YouTube, one of the comments reads, "Looks to me like someone was shining a laser pointer into the lens of the camera."
The time lapse nature of Crowe's video does not provide many viewers a good idea of what the actor may have seen. It looks a bit like the kind of light effect caused by moving vehicles on the road, except the object captured seems to be hovering and beaming light to the ground. Still, the clip also looks like a composition of manipulated images.
"Canon 5D, no flash, can't be lense (sic) flare because it moves, camera is fixed," Crowe tweeted in reaction to critics and speculations that he may have overreacted to some common shooting anomalies. "The camera is on a balcony - not behind glass," he added.
Here is a tweet reaction from Mary, another Twitter user: "I think that this will provide a good explanation as to what the U.F.O is [video link]"
VIDEO: Russell Crowe uploads 'UFO' Clip on YouTube
To contact the editor, e-mail:
Most Popular Slideshows
- Kristen Stewart Moving On With Nicholas Hoult, Jennifer Lawrence Dating Chris Martin – Reports [PHOTOS]
- Kate Middleton Suffocated in Kensington Palace, Queen Elizabeth Reported War With The Duchess [PHOTOS]
- Chris Martin Dating Reports: Jennifer Lawrence Vs Gwyneth Paltrow [PHOTOS]
- 9/11 Dust Cloud Most Likely Have Created Pregnancy Issues: Celebrities Who Posed Nude During Pregnancy
Join the Conversation
- ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’: Han Solo's Super Star Destroyer, Costumes And Weapons
- ‘The Big Bang Theory’: Top 5 Revelations Of Season 8
- 'NCIS' Season 12 Spoilers: Ziva David Out, Tony's New Love Could be Stephanie Jacobsen's Leia; Troian Bellisario Teases 'Reunion' Photo
- 'X-Men: Apocalypse' : Wolverine's Costume's Leaked Image Hints to Traditional Look, Hugh Jackman to Play the Character Till Scripts Excite Him
- ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’: Tatooine Set Leaked, Reveals Tusken Raiders Huts
- Saudi Arabia: Brothers Beheaded For Smuggling Marijuana Into The Kingdom
- ISIS: More Journalists Beheading To Come After James Foley and Steven Sotloff [Video]
- Moto X+1 is Likely Nexus 6 Template; Motorola Shamu is 1st Android Silver with Snapdragon 810 – Reports
- James Foley’s Executioner Has British Accent—A Chilling Reminder That ISIS Has Foreign Members
- ISIS Posts Graphic Beheading Video of US Journalist James Foley
- iPhone 6 Release Date Remains On Course for Sept-Oct 2014 as Apple Delays iWatch Debut to 2015
- After James Foley, ISIL Threatens to Behead Another American Journalist Steven Sotloff