The 91st Academy Awards are broadcasting live from Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 24, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on ABC

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Jason Momoa‘s children know the difference between real and make-believe, but it’s still hard to watch their dad get banged up onscreen!

Walking the 2019 Oscars red carpet wearing custom coordinating blush-colored designs by the late Karl Lagerfeld, the Aquaman star and his wife, actress Lisa Bonet, dished about how their two kids — son Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha, 10, and daughter Lola Iolani, 11 — were “blown away” by his superhero film.

“They had a great time,” Momoa, 39, told ABC. “I hadn’t seen it until they saw it, so it was a very special moment I’ll remember forever. They were very proud of me. It was a beautiful moment.”

“I’m pretty sure Wolf cried when he thought you got hurt,” Bonet, 51, chimed in of their son.

“He did. I’m like, ‘I’m right next to you, buddy,’ ” the actor recalled.

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91st Annual Academy Awards, Arrivals, Los Angeles, USA - 24 Feb 2019
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Warner Bros. Pictures World Premiere of AQUAMAN at the TCL Chinese Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, USA - 12 December 2018
Jason Momoa and family
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Momoa and Bonet attended the Los Angeles premiere of Aquaman alongside their children and Momoa’s mother Coni in December, where the spouses shared a steamy smooch on the blue carpet.

Days later, the actor swooned over Bonet to PEOPLE.

“My wife is amazing,” he said of raising a family with the former Cosby Show actress. “Her ultimate art form is being a phenomenal mother.”

“We are a perfect fit,” Momoa added.

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LA Premiere of "Aquaman", Los Angeles, USA - 12 Dec 2018
Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet
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In November 2017, Momoa opened up about his marriage on The Late Late Show with James Corden.

“Ever since I was, like, 8 years old and I saw her on the TV, I was like, ‘Mommy, I want that one,’ ” he joked. “I’m like, ‘I’m going to stalk you for the rest of my life and I’m going to get you.’ ”

“I’m a full-fledged stalker,” he continued. “I didn’t tell her that until we had two babies. Otherwise, I’d be creepy and weird. But yeah, [I’d] just always wanted to meet her. She was a queen, always.”

The 91st Academy Awards are broadcasting live from Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 24, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on ABC.