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Russell Crowe enjoys scooter ride in Rome with girlfriend – after taking pictures in Sistine Chapel

He precipitated a stir on social media earlier this week when he shared photographs he took contained in the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City, regardless of pictures being banned. 

But on Thursday, Russell Crowe appeared to brush off the backlash by having fun with a enjoyable day of sightseeing in Rome with his American girlfriend, Britney Theriot.   

The New Zealand-born Gladiator star, 58, was seen driving round Rome on a scooter alongside Britney, 31, earlier than signing autographs for followers. 

Scooting off the backlash! Russell Crowe loved a scooter ride in Rome with girlfriend Britney Theriot on Thursday after coming below hearth for taking pictures in the Sistine Chapel 

The couple hopped on a pair of Lime scooters for some enjoyable in the sun, with the Hollywood star maintaining cool in a pair of shorts and a black T-shirt. 

He teamed the sporty look with blue runners and a pair of gold aviator shades.  

Actress-turned-actual property agent Britney in the meantime, regarded stylish in a white singlet with a protracted beige skirt and a Fendi bag throughout her shoulders. 

Actress-turned-real estate agent Britney looked chic in a white singlet with a long beige skirt and a Fendi bag across her shoulders

Actress-turned-actual property agent Britney regarded stylish in a white singlet with a protracted beige skirt and a Fendi bag throughout her shoulders

She patiently waited for Russell as he signed autographs for fans as the pair left their hotel

She patiently waited for Russell as he signed autographs for followers because the pair left their lodge 

She patiently waited for Russell as he signed autographs for followers because the pair left their lodge.

Russell left social media customers unimpressed earlier this week when he revealed he had taken photographs contained in the Sistine Chapel throughout a private tour.

The actor is at present in Rome filming the film The Pope’s Exorcist and paid a go to to the Vatican throughout his journey the place he shared a number of photographs from contained in the world-well-known chapel whereas on a private tour.

Russell left social media users unimpressed earlier this week when he revealed he had taken photos inside the Sistine Chapel during a private tour

Russell left social media customers unimpressed earlier this week when he revealed he had taken photographs contained in the Sistine Chapel throughout a private tour

Photography is not allowed inside the Sistine Chapel to prevent camera flashes from damaging the artwork

Photography isn’t allowed contained in the Sistine Chapel to forestall digital camera flashes from damaging the art work

Photography isn’t allowed contained in the Sistine Chapel to forestall digital camera flashes from damaging the art work, with some showing to counsel Russell’s superstar standing could have been a part of his flouting the principles.

Taking to Twitter on Wednesday, Russell shared his snaps from the tour and wrote: ‘I’m unsure there is a extra particular privilege in the world than to carry the important thing for the Sistine Chapel and to experience it is glory in silence.’ 

Discussing his journey to the Vatican in additional element, he added: ‘A really particular experience as a household yesterday. Got to stroll via the Vatican Museum by ourselves. Amazing.

The actor is currently in Rome filming the movie The Pope's Exorcist and paid a visit to the Vatican during his trip where he shared several photos from inside the world-famous chapel while on a private tour

The actor is at present in Rome filming the film The Pope’s Exorcist and paid a go to to the Vatican throughout his journey the place he shared a number of photographs from contained in the world-well-known chapel whereas on a private tour

‘My mum had walked these corridors with my father 20+ years in the past with the 1000’s of vacationer that flock right here each day and make it the third hottest museum globally.

‘We got entry to rooms, views and components of the gathering you aren’t getting to see as an everyday vacationer.

‘As we squeezed right into a tiny private elevator and ascended to a balcony few get to see, she squeezed my hand and mentioned ‘I want your father was right here.

Taking to Twitter on Wednesday, Russell shared his snaps from the tour and wrote: 'I'm not sure there's a more special privilege in the world than to hold the key for the Sistine Chapel and to experience it's glory in silence'

Taking to Twitter on Wednesday, Russell shared his snaps from the tour and wrote: ‘I’m unsure there is a extra particular privilege in the world than to carry the important thing for the Sistine Chapel and to experience it is glory in silence’

‘We stepped on to the balcony, an impressive sweeping view of Rome. From someplace in the Vatican we may hear the Swiss Guard band rehearsing.’

Several Twitter customers responded to Russell’s post, asking how he managed to get away with taking photographs contained in the chapel.

One wrote: ‘No photographs allowed although,’ whereas one other mentioned: ‘You can take photographs the place the remainder of us mere mortals aren’t allowed.’

Several Twitter users responded to Russell's post, asking how he managed to get away with taking photos inside the chapel

Several Twitter customers responded to Russell’s post, asking how he managed to get away with taking photographs contained in the chapel

Another added: ‘Did you get particular permission to take photographs at Sistine Chapel?’

One person wrote: ‘I used to be there final month however it was so packed and strictly no photographs allowed. I suppose we’re not all gladiators.’

On Monday, Russell took his youngsters on a tour of his ‘previous office’, the Colosseum in the Italian capital.

The actor, who famously starred as Maximus in Sir Ridley Scott’s iconic movie Gladiator in 2000, returned to his roots 20 years later with his sons in tow.

Sharing a gaggle snap to his Twitter account, Russell posed with his girlfriend Britney Theriot, 31, and his sons Charles, 18, and Tennyson, 16, exterior the traditional amphitheatre.

On Monday, Russell took his kids on a tour of his 'old office', the Colosseum in the Italian capital. The actor, who famously starred as Maximus in Sir Ridley Scott's iconic film Gladiator in 2000, returned to his roots two decades later with his sons in tow

On Monday, Russell took his youngsters on a tour of his ‘previous office’, the Colosseum in the Italian capital. The actor, who famously starred as Maximus in Sir Ridley Scott’s iconic movie Gladiator in 2000, returned to his roots 20 years later with his sons in tow

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