Maya Hawke shared a playful critique of her dad Ethan Hawke’s flirting abilities after he recalled a failed try to flirt with Rihanna at a basketball sport in 2015. During an interview with Variety posted on Sept. 5, Ethan revealed he was making an attempt to flirt with Rihanna whereas attending the NBA All-Star Game together with his then-13-year-old son, Levon Hawke, in February 2015. “I’ve been caught by the paparazzi overtly flirting with Rihanna,” he mentioned earlier than Maya teasingly interjected with, “Openly making an attempt to [flirt].” “Yeah, making an attempt to flirt, and in order that’s been to the household disgrace,” he joked.

In paparazzi images from the sport, Ethan is seen reclining in his seat whereas he and Rihanna have a seemingly impassioned dialogue. It’s unclear what the pair talked about, but it surely will need to have been attention-grabbing contemplating Ethan swapped seats with Levon to have a one-on-one chat with the Grammy winner.

While most of us are nonetheless reeling from Rihanna’s excellent Super Bowl LVII halftime show, her innovative pregnancy announcement, and her vibrant performance outfit, it appears Ethan has extra private issues to mirror on. Though she did not miss a chance to poke enjoyable at her dad’s makes an attempt to allure the singer, Maya clarified that it was truly a second of “household delight” to see her father shoot his shot with the star.

After seven years of marriage to his ex-wife Uma Thurman, with whom he shares Maya and Levon, Ethan and Thurman cut up in 2005. Ethan later married Ryan Hawke in 2008.

Ahead, see images from Rihanna and Ethan’s courtside interplay and a clip of Ethan admitting to the failed flirting try.

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