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Jimmy Fallon compared Donald Trump to King Joffrey during Golden Globes monologue

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Jimmy Fallon compares Donald Trump to King Joffrey in Golden Globes monologue

The 74th Golden Globe Awards ceremony was an amazing evening, as always, but it seemed like Hollywood isn’t still done roasting Donald Trump. Trump is set to swear-in to the office of the President of the United States on the 20th of January, something he won fairly, if you check the rules of the game, but looks like Hollywood isn’t going to let go of it so soon. Not only did Meryl Streep‘s acceptance speech for her award focus on Trump; Jimmy Fallon, the host for the evening, dedicated a segment of his monologue to Trump bashing, more importantly, the part which was about Game of Thrones : Fallon compared Trump to King Joffrey Baratheon.

Fallon had already said that he would be making Donald Trump jokes at the Globes, and he started right off with them in his starting monologue itself. At the very beginning, his teleprompter broke down, leaving him hanging to improvise, but he got it back soon, and then he said that the Globes were “one of the few places left where America still honors the popular vote” – a jab at Trump for not being able to surpass Hillary in popular vote in the 2016 elections. Check out the clip, below :

Fallon said, comparing Trump to King Joffrey Baratheon from Game of Thrones :

“What would it be like if King Joffrey had lived?

Well, in 12 days we’re going to find out.”

That got quite the chuckle from the crowd. Kidding about how Trump wasn’t able to manage the scheduling of A-list stars for his swearing-in ceremony, Fallon referenced Meryl Streep’s film Florence Foster Jenkins, where she plays the worst opera singer in the world, saying :

“Even she turned down performing at Trump’s inauguration.”

There were a few more jokes along the same lines.

Well, Joffrey never promised to make Westeros great again, just saying! Talk to us in the comments, below!







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Liam Cunningham Wins Inaugural Human Rights Award

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Game of Thrones actor Liam Cunningham who played the character of Davos Seaworth in the show has won the inaugural Human Rights Award. It was an important win for the actor and something which he is going to cherish for a long time. Read on.

As per Nova, Cunningham was recently bestowed upon by the award by Syrian refugee Husam Alhraki for his campaigning work on the rights of migrants and refugees. On receiving the award Cunningham felt honored and asked Europe to do more for the refugees. He said:

“It’s an honor for me to receive this award from the Irish Council for Civil Liberties, who have been working to make Ireland a freer and better country for almost half a century.
And it comes at a really important moment when Europe is literally allowing refugees to die on our borders. We need to stand up against this, to assert that Europe and Ireland we want to live in are places that offer refuge to people who need our help.”

Liam Cunningham Wins Inaugural Human Rights Award

In another interview recently, he was particularly vocal against the governments for not doing enough for this crisis. He said:

“It’s an ugly, filthy look on our government not to take care of business … we’re not doing as much as we should be doing and as much as we said we would. It’s terrible.”

Cunningham has emerged as a champion of human rights in Ireland and it is so good to see an actor stand up for a real cause.

Let us know your reactions in the comments below!







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Game of Thrones stars light up the BAFTA Awards with their dazzling red carpet looks

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Game of Thrones stars light up the BAFTA Awards

Game of Thrones actors are amongst the most popular stars on the planet.  Naturally, when they decide to grace the red carpet of any awards show, they steal the limelight. Something similar happened in the recently concluded BAFTA Awards as well where we saw many Game of Thrones actors on the red carpet. Read on!

Game of Thrones stars light up the BAFTA Awards

Whether they win any awards or not, Game of Thrones actors get noticed everywhere. Their presence enriches the awards and gives immense pleasure to their million fans. In the recently concluded 73rd British Academy Film Awards, we saw beautiful Emilia Clarke, Gemma Whelan (Yara Greyjoy) who recently expressed big disappointment about fans’ reactions to the season finale and Gwendoline Christie (Brienne of Tarth) grace the red carpet and they absolutely rocked it.

Game of Thrones stars light up the BAFTA Awards

Although Game of Thrones wasn’t nominated in any categories in BAFTA awards, it has shown pretty good form at the awards recently. After winning itself two awards at the Global TV Demand Awards, it also managed to win an Atrios award from the Casting Society of America.

Well, We would like to see more of our favorite stars, be it red carpet or anywhere else!  How did you like their look?

Let us know your views in the comments below!







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Game of Thrones wins an Artios Award from the Casting Society of America

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Game of Thrones wins an Artios Award from the Casting Society of America

Game of Thrones’ final season has continued its winning run at the awards. After winning the costume and audio awards recently, it has now won an award at Artios Awards from the Casting Society of America. Despite receiving the extreme reactions to the final season, the show has continued making waves at the awards. Read on to find out more!

As per Variety, in the recently concluded 35th Annual Artios Awards, Game of Thrones took home an Artio Award for Casting Excellence in a TV Drama. The Casting Society of America honoured Game of Thrones casting directors Nina Gold, Robert Sterne and Carla Stronge for their excellent casting of the show. All of them took home an award each for their invaluable contribution towards the show.

Game of Thrones wins an Artios Award from the Casting Society of America

One thing we all can agree on is the fact that it had one of the greatest ensembles of the cast ever for a TV series. The show consisted of actors of the highest caliber. While somebody like Peter Dinklage has frequently won awards, the likes of Kit Harington and Emilia Clarke have gone on to sign big assignments even after the show. The younger members of the cast, Maisie Williams and Sophie Turner too have gone on to become huge stars.

For any other show to pull off such a cast it will have to match the magnitude of Thrones. The star cast that Gold, Sterne, and Stronge managed to get in for the show is unlikely to be matched by another show soon.

Well, how about that? Game of Thrones has continued its award-winning run. Do you think it is going to continue winning awards at Directors Guild Awards and Writers Guild of America Awards scheduled on Saturday? Let us know in the comments below!







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