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Many women would consider being married to Hugh Jackman a dream come true, but his wife of 15 years confesses that the job comes with the occasional downside.
Australian actress Deborra-Lee Furness, 56, tells Page Six Magazine that her hunky husband's admirers are so hardcore that they've nearly trampled her to score an autograph or a closer look at the 43-year-old actor.
"I've been almost pummeled as people try to get to him," Furness says. "Literally, they will push you out of the way."
But the occasional physical dangers don't compare to the onslaught of unkind scrutiny about the fact that Furness is 13 years his senior.
"The age thing! Truth be known, Hugh is much more mature than me, so we balance each other out," she says.
And then there are the comments about her figure, which isn't always on the same level as her former Sexiest Man Alive husband's physique. "Heaven forbid I have a human experience and carry a little weight," she says.
Furness even addressed the persistent rumors that Jackman is secretly gay and that their marriage is a front to cover for his sexuality.
"The line I heard was, 'Wolverine? Who would have thought?' Hugh and I don't pay much heed," Furness says. "It's kind of tragic that these people have nothing better to do than gossip about people they don't know."
See ladies, it's not easy being Mrs. Jackman. But we're guessing it's worth the trouble!