The Power is robust along with her. Rachel Bilson confirmed off a deck of Star Wars playing cards that includes her ex Hayden Christensen in honor of Star Wars Day.
The O.C. alum, 41, shared a photograph of the playing cards by way of her Instagram Story on Wednesday, Might 4, including the hashtag, “MayThe4thBeWithYou.” (Followers of the franchise have lengthy celebrated the date as a vacation, in reference to the saga’s well-known catchphrase, “Might the Power be with you.”)
Bilson’s deck is a daily deck of enjoying playing cards, however every card reveals a distinct character from the movie sequence. Christensen, 42, seems as Anakin Skywalker on the ace of diamonds card. Different playing cards within the picture featured Harrison Ford as Han Solo, the late Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia, Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan Kenobi and Samuel L. Jackson as Mace Windu.
The Hart of Dixie veteran and Christensen — who share daughter Briar Rose, 8 — started relationship in 2008 after assembly on the set of their film Jumper. Us Weekly completely confirmed in September 2017 that the duo referred to as it quits after practically 10 years collectively. “She’s full-time again in L.A. He’s in Toronto,” an insider advised Us on the time. “They’ve been on the outs for a few months.”
One month later, a supply advised Us that Emma Roberts was on the middle of the duo’s break up. Based on The Blast, Bilson discovered textual content messages between Christensen and his Little Italy costar, 32, which led her to imagine that the 2 had been having an inappropriate relationship.
Within the years since, nevertheless, the pair have maintained an amicable coparenting relationship.
“It’s been going fairly effectively,” Bilson completely advised Us in December 2020 when requested about how the pair had been dealing with parenthood amid the coronavirus pandemic. “It’s additionally good since you’re caught in the home [because of lockdowns]. So, for her to have one other home to go to, I believe that’s truly been useful. So, all in all, it’s been good.”
The Nashville alum went on to joke that Briar Rose has no thought her dad performed some of the well-known film villains of all time. “When that [time] comes, I don’t know the way that’ll most likely fare in class as a result of no person will mess along with her!” Bilson quipped.
A number of months later, the Life Occurs actress revealed that her daughter knew her dad was in Star Wars however nonetheless hadn’t seen any of the films. “I’d wish to hold it that manner,” Bilson mentioned throughout an April 2021 interview on the “Betches Mother” podcast. “Thank God [she hasn’t seen them], as a result of he kills kids [in the movies], so let’s hold that from her till she’s, like, 80.”
When Christensen reprised his function as Anakin in Obi-Wan Kenobi on Disney+ final 12 months, the Shattered Glass actor mentioned that Briar Rose truly helped him get again within the swing of wielding a lightsaber. “We now have a pair lightsabers kicking round the home,” the Life as a Home actor defined throughout a June 2022 look on The Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon. “She was my first lightsaber coaching accomplice once I got here again to the Obi-Wan present.”
Even then, nevertheless, Briar Rose hadn’t seen any of her dad’s work within the movies. “She is aware of Daddy’s Darth Vader, [but] she’s by no means seen Daddy as Darth Vader,” the Canada native mentioned. “I’m nonetheless ready just a little bit, you already know, till that occurs. I’d present her the prequels quickly, however nonetheless, there’s some scenes we would should quick ahead via.”