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Ethan Hawke attends the "Raymond & Ray" Premiere during the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival at Roy Thomson Hall on September 12, 2022 in Toronto, Ontario. Rihanna speaks onstage during the Super Bowl LVII Pregame & Apple Music Super Bowl LVII Halftime Show Press Conference at Phoenix Convention Center on February 09, 2023 in Phoenix, Arizona.

Ethan Hawke is seemingly such a big fan of Rihanna, that he made his son switch seats with him so that he could sit next to the icon. On Monday (February 13), the Moon Knight actor swooned over Rihanna’s Super Bowl performance and looked back on a hilarious moment with his son on Instagram.

Hawke, 52, shared throwback photos of him and his son Levon Roan Thurman-Hawke, 21, sitting courtside at a 2015 NBA game. The series of photos begin with Levon sitting in between the “Desperado” singer, 34, and Hawke. In the next snap, Hawke is sitting next to Rihanna, with his then-teenage son now on the end. Levon appears to be embarrassed as he puts his palm on his forehead. The carousel ends with an image of Rihanna and the actor still talking as Levon looks on.

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Referencing his son’s reaction, Hawke captioned the post, “After Rihanna’s brilliant half time performance, I’m hoping my son can find it in his heart to forgive a Dad for taking his moment.”

In the comments section, Hawke’s fellow celebrity friends shared their thoughts, with Gwyneth Paltrow pointing out how far back Hawke is leaning in one photo while he chats with Rih. The Goop founder writes, “Could you sit up straight, for god’s sake? You’re sitting next to Rihanna!” Actress Alyssa Milano shared the same thoughts, writing, “Not sure I would have gone with this posture whilst sitting next to a goddess.” Meanwhile, actress Natasha Lyonne just commented a bunch of fire emojis.

Levon himself even commented on the post, “Iconic content.”

Rihanna: Watch Her Full Super Bowl Halftime Performance

Rihanna owned the stage during her Super Bowl Halftime performance on Sunday (Feb. 12). The Grammy-winning singer performed a medley of 12 of her biggest hits. She opened with “Bitch Better Have My Money” and ended with her 2012 hit “Diamonds.”

What shocked fans more than the excitement of seeing Rihanna perform live since her Anti World Tour in 2016 was that it was confirmed she is having a second child with her boyfriend A$AP Rocky. The couple welcomed their son back in May.

Watch Rihanna’s full performance and take a look at her setlist and fan reactions below:

“Bitch Better Have My Money”
“Where Have You Been”
“Only Girl”
“We Found Love”
“Rude Boy”
“Wild Thoughts”
“Pour It Up”
“All Of The Lights”
“Run This Town”

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