Star-studded President Obama farewell party

Tom Hanks, Nick Jonas and Kelly Rowland were among the celebrities invited to President Barack Obama’s star-studded farewell party.
According to ABC News, other A-listers seen attending the exclusive soiree at the White House in Washington D.C. on Friday (06Jan17) included Bradley Cooper, Meryl Streep, Lena Dunham, George Lucas, Robert De Niro, Jon Hamm and Stevie Wonder.
The evening was held to celebrate the end of Obama’s eight years in office, ahead of incoming president Donald Trump taking office after his inauguration on 20 January (17).
Even though cell phones were banned from the party, a few celebrities took to social media to share their excitement over getting an invite to the presidential bash.
Nick Jonas posted a photo of himself alongside his Kingdom co-star Jonathan Tucker, both posing for the camera in fitted Armani suits. “Straight off the plane to the White House…” he captioned the shot.
Chance the Rapper posted a tweet expressing his excitement for the party. “Obama Going Away Party. I’m charged up,” the rapper wrote.
Rita Wilson, who attended with husband Tom Hanks, also shared a snap from outside the event, showing her and her Oscar-winning date wrapped up warm in big coats and scarves. “@tomhanks and I celebrating with our President and First Lady at one excellent party at #thewhitehouse,” she wrote on Instagram.

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