The Black Phone star on Monday shared hilarious throwback photos on Instagram of him and his son with the Grammy-winning singer from the 2015 NBA All-Star Game at Madison Square Garden. In the first photo, Hawke’s then–13-year-old son, Levon Roan Thurman-Hawke, is sitting between Rihanna and his father. In the second picture, Hawke has swapped seats with his son with Levon facepalming. The third picture shows Hawke and Rihanna talking about something while Levon listens.
“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,” the actor wrote in the caption.
Gwyneth Paltrow, who starred with Hawke in 1998’s Great Expectations, responded to the post by poking fun at Hawke’s sprawling slouch as he sits next to the pop star.
“Could you sit up straight, for god’s sake? You’re sitting next to Rihanna!” Paltrow commented.
Andy Cohen also commented, calling the Instagram post the “BEST PIC EVER.”
Rihanna performed for the first time in years as the headliner of Sunday’s Super Bowl halftime show in Glendale, Arizona. During the show she revealed a baby bump. and representatives later confirmed she is pregnant.