Game of Thrones actor Emilia Clarke: Discussion on nude scenes is annoying

Game Of Thrones actor Emilia Clarke said that she gets frustrated to repeatedly talk about nudity in the show. She's unsure why people still raise a hue and cry over sex scenes in a show that's ending.

By: PTI | New York | Published: November 23, 2017 3:49:25 pm
Emilia Clarke said it is frustrating for her to repeatedly answer questions related to nudity Emilia Clarke said it is frustrating for her to repeatedly answer questions related to nudity in Game Of Thrones 

Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke said it is frustrating for her to repeatedly answer questions related to nude scenes in the popular TV series. The 31-year-old actor, who plays Daenerys Targaryen on the HBO series, said she was unsure why people still have to raise a hue and cry over sex scenes in the show, which is nearing its end.

“I’m starting to get really annoyed about this stuff now because people say, ‘Oh, yeah, all the p**n sites went down when ‘Game of Thrones’ came back on.’ “I’m like, The Handmaid’s Tale? I f**king love that show, and I cried when it ended because I couldn’t handle not seeing it,” Emilia Clarke told Harper’s Bazaar.

“That is all sex and nudity. There are so many shows centred around this very true fact that people reproduce. People f*** for pleasure – it’s part of life,” she added. Clarke, who features in the Star Wars spin-off Solo, also talked about how Hollywood was obsessed with casting actors who have the perfect look.

“It got me angry. Well, no, not angry. Angry is the wrong word. But it pushed me into another casting type; forced me to be an actor. “Instead of playing Juliet and doing the light, airy stuff, I would be the granny who cracks wise, or a down-and- out hooker who has seen better days,” she said.

The last season of Game Of Thrones will be aired in 2019. The episodes will reportedly will longer than usual.

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