Bill Clinton makes surprise stop at NY movie premiere
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Former President Bill ClintonBill ClintonBill Clinton distributes relief supplies in Puerto Rico In Washington and Hollywood, principle is sad matter of timing Mika Brzezinski: Bill Clinton needs to apologize or stop talking 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 ClintonO’Malley tells Dems not to fear Trump FBI informant gathered years of evidence on Russian push for US nuclear fuel deals, including Uranium One, memos show Pelosi blasts California Republicans for supporting tax bill 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 TrumpO’Malley tells Dems not to fear Trump Right way and wrong way Five things to know about the elephant trophies controversy 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.