Bill Clinton makes surprise stop at NY movie premiere
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Former President Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonShould Trump pardon Cohen? US liberals won't recognize Finland's pro-work welfare reform Trump denies clemency to 180 people 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.

Deadline said Clinton journeyed from Chappaqua, N.Y., without his wife, former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonComey on Clinton camp paying for Trump dossier: 'I still don't know that for a fact' Congress obtains recovered text messages from FBI agents Pelosi defends leadership effort to cull Dem primary 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 TrumpCNN's Anderson Cooper: Trump's Fox interview 'like listening to the rantings of Richard Nixon' Pompeo arrives in Brussels for first overseas trip as secretary of State Feds seized over a dozen phones in Cohen raids 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.