Celebrities, they're just like us. As in, they, too, are being kept out of Washington's monuments during the government shutdown. Hugh Jackman and his wife, actress Deborra-Lee Furness, spent Wednesday playing tourist around the city, renting bikes from Capital Bikeshare and posting photos on Instagram.
"Everything's closed, unfortunately, as you know the 'out to lunch,' sign," Furness told reporters Wednesday night at the annual Angels in Adoption gala. Furness said she had a long list of things she wanted to see. "Lincoln's memorial, the White House, everything that's here, the museums -- it means we have to come back," Furness said.
Furness was honored at the gala for her international work with adoption. (She and the "Wolverine" have two adopted kids of their own.) And she was accompanied by Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., who entertained the celebrity couple at her home the night before.
"The government might have been shut down, but adoption and our work for adoption stayed open and we had a wonderful reception at my house last night with Republicans and Democrats," said Landrieu, herself the mother of two adopted children. "There was a lot of love in the room, actually."