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Alfie Allen cannot get over the explicit rape scene of Sansa Stark

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Alfie Allen cannot get over the explicit rape scene of Sansa Stark

The much talked about Sansa Stark wedding night rape scene is not only etched in the mind of fans but even the actors cannot get over it. Recently, in an interview with news.co.au, Alfie Allen, the actor who played Theon Greyjoy on the show, talked about the rape scene and said that the day of the shooting of the rape scene between Sophie Turner and Iwan Rheon was a dark day on the set. He added that, “I don’t really want to talk about (the show’s violence) all that much- but the season five scene that was the wedding night between Ramsay and Sana was a horrible day to shoot.

He also spoke about how amazing Sophie Turner is in both her profession and as individual and added that, “Sophie Turner is just such a mature, amazing lady that brings life and light on the set in so many ways but it was a hard day. It was a really horrible day but Sophie really dealt with that issue very, very well.

 

The scene which has already been tagged as ‘disgusting’ and ‘unacceptable’ by viewers around the world, shows Sansa Stark, played by Sophie Turner, being raped by Ramsay Bolton, played by Iwan as Theon Greyjoy watches the entire thing reluctantly, in tears.

Some fans also completely boycotted the show after watching the rape scene but since the show is full of gruesome, horrible scenes showing merciless violence, Alfie spoke about why the this particular scene sparked so much controversy, even more than Shireen Baratheon’s death, who was burnt alive by her own father (Stannis Baratheon) for power. Alfie acknowledged the fact that the rape scene caused much more controversy and said that both the scenes are not comparable. He added that, “I guess with that scene, it happens off camera and what you don’t see is always going to be more terrifying when you just leave it to imagination.

 






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Emilia Clarke and Jason Momoa set to reunite on The Graham Norton Show

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Emilia Clarke and Jason Momoa set to reunite on The Graham Norton Show

There are quite a few Game of Thrones pairings that are iconic, but the top spot belongs to Emilia Clarke and Jason Momoa, without a doubt. The actors that played the onscreen couple Daenerys Targaryen and Khal Drogo are great friends in real world. We have seen them reunite quite a lot, but the two are headed for an onscreen reunion, as they’re scheduled to appear on The Graham Norton Show. Read on!

The popular British TV series The Graham Norton Show always has the best guest pairing, and they seem to have totally nailed it this time around. Emilia and Jason will be seen together on the show’s upcoming episode scheduled to air on October 25.

Emilia is currently in the middle of promoting her upcoming film Last Christmas, while Momoa is promoting his upcoming Apple TV+ series See. The two promos seem to have come together beautifully, leading to this reunion. The show will also have Regina King, there to promote her upcoming HBO series Watchmen, and comedian Ross Noble, with Camila Cabello slated to be the performer.

The episode will air on Friday, October at 10.35pm on BBC One, for the British fans of the show. Are you excited to watch the two unite on screen after this long? We sure are. Talk to us in the comments, below!






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Maisie Williams says it was “horrible” to look like a boy to play Arya Stark

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Maisie Williams says it was “horrible” to look like a boy to play Arya Stark

Game of Thrones has had a lot of strong female characters, but it would be inaccurate to say that it celebrates femininity. One example is Arya Stark, who is seen as a boyish character for most of the show, and as an extension, we all ended up seeing Maisie Williams the same way. In a recent interview, she discussed what it was like to have to hide her feminine side for the role, calling the experience “horrible.” Read on!

In a recent interview with Vogue, Maisie discussed coming of age in the spotlight, and more. Starting off, she talked about “maturing” about two seasons into the production of the show:

“But Arya was still very much like trying to be disguised as a boy and I had really short hair and they constantly covered me in dirt and shaded my nose so it looked really broad and I look like, really manly.”

She continued:

“And they would also put this strap across my chest to flatten any growth that had started, and I don’t know, that just felt horrible for six months of the year.”

The only glimpse we got of Arya Stark’s femininity came in the last season of the show, with her and Gendry sharing what was the first and only romantic moment for Arya throughout the show. Maisie also said that she felt ashamed to be a girl for a while, and is enjoying her feminine side a lot more now.

Well, it’s safe to say that the fans love this side of Maisie as well. What do you feel? Tell us in the comments, down below!






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Fans wonder why Isaac Hempstead Wright wasn’t on stage during Game of Thrones tribute at the Emmys

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Fans wonder why Isaac Hempstead Wright wasn't on stage during Game of Thrones tribute at the Emmys

The 2019 Primetime Emmy Awards were recently held, and while Game of Thrones didn’t do as well as usual, it was the last Emmy appearance for the show. The show walked away with the Outstanding Drama Emmy, and also had a heartfelt tribute with some of the cast members.

What was surprising, however, was that the winner of the Game of Thrones (or the closest we got to it), Issac Hempstead-Wright, who played Bran Stark, was surprisingly absent from the tribute, but rather in the audience. This perplexed many of the fans:

Well, the logic seems to be that only the nominated actors were on the stage for the tribute, which isn’t a bad thing. However, being that it was the show’s last year at the site, it would’ve been better to have the entire cast on the stage.

What do you guys think? Tell us in the comments, blow down below!






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