The drive isn’t robust with this one! Rachel Bilson revealed that her daughter, Briar Rose, doesn’t know “how famous” she and ex-fiancé Hayden Christensen are and subsequently hasn’t seen her dad in Star Wars.
The O.C. alum, 39, opened up on the Monday, April 5, episode of the “Betches Moms” podcast about why she isn’t dashing to indicate her 6-year-old daughter the Star Wars franchise, although Christensen, 39, stars in it as both Anakin Skywalker and Darth Vader.
Bilson famous that Briar is aware of that her dad was within the iconic motion pictures, however “she has no idea what that even means, because she hasn’t seen anything.”
The California native admitted that she is grateful that her infant hasn’t watched the films, saying, “I’d like to keep it that way,” particularly because the Shattered Glass actor isn’t all the time the nice man within the sci-fi movies.
She added: “Thank God, because he kills children [in the movies], so let’s keep that from her until she’s like 80.”
Bilson solely instructed Us Weekly in December 2020 that her infant is “not aware that her dad is one of the biggest villains of all time.” She famous that Briar will in all probability fare properly in class, nonetheless, due to her dad’s memorable position, saying, “nobody will mess with her!”
The Hart of Dixie alum, who break up from Christensen in September 2017, stated her daughter already plans to comply with within the pair’s footsteps, nonetheless, and needs to turn out to be an actor.
“I’m like, ‘How do we handle this?’ But she doesn’t really know,” Bilson defined. “And obviously, if it’s something she chooses in her adult life then that will be that, but I think to keep that away from her as long as possible is our top choice.”
The Take Two alum met Christensen on the set of the 2008 movie Jumper. The former couple bought engaged that December, however known as issues off in August 2010. They reconciled three months later and welcomed Briar in October 2014 earlier than calling it quits for good three years later.
Bilson spoke to Us solely in December 2020 of the duo’s parenting dynamic and the way it’s modified amid the coronavirus pandemic restrictions.
“It’s been going pretty well,” the Life Happens actress told Us at the time, noting she resides in California, whereas her ex goes backwards and forwards to Canada, which is the place he’s from. “It’s also nice because you’re stuck in the house [amid the pandemic]. So, for her to have another house to go to, I think that’s actually been helpful. So, all in all, it’s been good.”
The Waiting for Forever star expanded on her coparenting situation on Monday, saying, “Luckily, [Hayden] is pretty hardcore” about COVID-19. She added that she’s “grateful” the trio have “just handled it” and been ready to enter “survival mode.”