“When it comes to aliens, there are some things I just can’t tell you on air,” ex-President Barack Obama
teased on Monday’s episode of “The Late Late Show with James Corden
In response to a question from show bandleader Reggie Watts
about his UFO theories, Obama stated, "When I came into office, I asked, is there a lab somewhere where we're keeping the alien specimens and spaceship?"
“They did a little bit of research, and the answer is no,” he continued, “but what is true, and I'm actually being serious here, is that there are footage and records of objects in the skies that we don't know exactly what they are. “We can't explain how they moved, their trajectory. They did not have an easily explainable pattern.”
are still trying to investigate and figure out what that is,” Obama said, but “I have nothing to report to you today.”
The question was then reposed to Watts by Obama.
“Unless, like, here's a question, Reggie might secretly be an alien,” he joked. "Remember in 'Men in Black,' and so when he asks all these questions, he's deflecting. Think about it. Do we know what he looks like behind those glasses? Right? I mean, his eyes might blink in the wrong direction?"
During the interview, Obama also revealed the "sexy" side effect of no longer being president, joking that former First Lady Michelle Obama
thinks "I'm a little cuter now."
He also explained why his two daughters, Sasha and Malia, are unlikely to follow him into the White House
, recalling a line his mother-in-law, Marian Robinson, once used to keep them in line.
Obama also gave crew members life advice, turning a post-pandemic dating question into a roast: