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Arnold Schwarzenegger 'Ready to Serve' humanity against alien invasion

Hollywood star and former Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger has responded to a BLAZE survey which named him as number one choice to lead humanity in the event of an alien invasion.

Arnie posted his reply on social media, thanking the people for putting their faith in him and saying how he was “ready for service” should he be called upon after a study of 2,000 British adults revealed the top 20 celebrities and public figures they believe would be best suited to deal with an alien invasion.

Will Smith was a close second to Arnie thanks to his ‘experience’ in dealing with the space creatures in his iconic role in ‘Independence Day’, and national treasure and animal expert, Sir David Attenborough, came third, followed by Bruce Willis and Tom Cruise.

‘Aliens’ actress Sigourney Weaver also made the cut along with ‘Star Wars’ actor Harrison Ford and ‘X-Files’ star Gillian Anderson.

Nicola Sturgeon was the most popular British politician, rating higher than PM Boris Johnson, and former US president Donald Trump featured in the top 10, ahead of his successor Joe Biden and US Vice President, Kamala Harris.

A spokesman for the TV channel BLAZE, which commissioned the research as part of UFO Week on the channel, said: “Arnold Schwarzenegger is a strong choice for dealing with an alien invasion, bearing in mind he’s not only a screen action hero but was also Governor of California, although it’s worrying to see that so many celebrities with fictional alien experience are considered by many to be better candidates than our current crop of world leaders.”

UFO Week takes place on TV Channel BLAZE from Monday 22nd March, with brand-new TV shows exploring whether we are alone in the universe or if aliens have been visiting Earth. BLAZE® is available on Freeview 63, Freesat 162, Sky 164 and Virgin Media 216.


1. Arnold Schwarzenegger 

2. Will Smith 

3. Sir David Attenborough 

4. Bruce Willis 

5. Tom Cruise 

6. Harrison Ford 

7. Sigourney Weaver 

8. Donald Trump 

9. Gillian Anderson 

10. Nicola Sturgeon

11. Chris Pratt

12. Boris Johnson

13. Piers Morgan

14. William Shatner

15. Simon Pegg

16. Tommy Lee Jones

17. David Duchovny

18. Mel Gibson

19. Kamala Harris

20. Joe Biden