Bill Clinton makes surprise stop at NY movie premiere
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Former President Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonPolitical analyst: Trump's attorneys 'should be disbarred' if they allow him to talk to Mueller #BelieveAllWomen, in the Ellison era, looks more like #BelieveTheConvenientWomen Bill and Hillary Clinton pay tribute to Aretha Franklin MORE made an unexpected appearance at a movie premiere in New York City late Wednesday.

Clinton attended the opening of “Lion,” a new film starring Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman, Deadline reported Thursday.

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Deadline said Clinton journeyed from Chappaqua, N.Y., without his wife, former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonMueller recommends Papadopoulos be sentenced to up to 6 months in prison Poll: Dem opponent leads Scott Walker by 5 points Cuomo fires back at Trump: 'America is great because it rejects your hate-filled agenda' MORE. Film producer Harvey Weinstein stunned attendees by announcing the former president’s visit to a standing ovation.

“Last Tuesday, we suffered a nightmare as a country,” Weinstein said, referencing Hillary Clinton’s loss to President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpBrennan fires new shot at Trump: ‘He’s drunk on power’ Trump aides discussed using security clearance revocations to distract from negative stories: report Trump tried to dissuade Melania from 'Be Best' anti-bullying campaign: report MORE.

“I’ve seen … the hate crimes and the prejudice against women … and the progress people made on climate control, all of that standing to be peeled away,” added Weinstein, who had supported Clinton’s Oval Office bid.

“But as long as my friend [Bill Clinton] is here with me, and with the American people, then I don’t think we’re going to have to worry. We’re going to have to fight, but at least we’ve got someone who is an inspiration.”

“Lion” reportedly tells the story of a young Indian boy who becomes separated from his family on the streets of Calcutta. The protagonist is then adopted by a couple in Australia, ultimately embarking on a journey to find his missing loved ones 25 years later.

The Clintons have kept a low profile following Hillary Clinton’s shocking loss to Trump in last week’s presidential election.

Clinton admitted late Wednesday that she considered bunkering down at home following the 2016 race’s outcome.

“There have been a few times this past week where all I wanted to do was just to curl up with a good book or our dogs and never leave the house again,” she told an audience at the Children’s Defense Fund gala that evening.