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Taylor Swift relates to Game of Thrones character Daenerys Targaryen

Taylor Swift relates to Game of Thrones character Daenerys Targaryen

Taylor Swift "related" to Daenerys Targaryen in ‘Game of Thrones’. The ‘ME!’ hitmaker is a fan of the HBO fantasy drama series – which came to an end earlier this year – and has said she was particularly fond of the Mother of Dragons played by Emilia Clarke, because she could empathise with her struggle to "maintain" the power she has. Compar... »

Kit Harington: Game of Thrones ending represents the show

Kit Harington: Game of Thrones ending represents the show

Kit Harington believes the ending to ‘Game of Thrones’ represents what the show was "really about". The ending to the HBO fantasy drama – which concluded its eighth and final season earlier this year – saw Jon Snow kill his Aunt and lover Daenerys Targaryen after she destroyed King’s Landing with her dragon, and was met with a mixed reaction from fans. But K... »

Gwendoline Christie took charge of ‘destiny’

Gwendoline Christie took charge of ‘destiny’

Gwendoline Christie put herself forward for an Emmy award because she wanted to be "in charge of [her] own destiny". The 40-year-old actress self-submitted herself to the television academy for her performance as Ser Brienne of Tarth in the final season of ‘Game of Thrones’ and though she didn’t find it easy to do, she felt she owed it to herself to create more opportun... »

Alfie Allen and Gwendoline Christie ‘submitted themselves for Emmy nods’

Alfie Allen and Gwendoline Christie ‘submitted themselves for Emmy nods’

Alfie Allen, Gwendoline Christie, and Carice van Houten submitted themselves for Emmy Awards nominations. The ‘Game of Thrones’ trio are said to have forked out on the $225 entry fee each to put themselves up, and all three received nods. According to The Hollywood Reporter, HBO has confirmed the channel did not enter Alfie – who played Theon Greyjoy – Gwendoline (Brienne o... »

Sophie Turner ‘beyond humbled’ with Emmy nod

Sophie Turner ‘beyond humbled’ with Emmy nod

Sophie Turner is "beyond humbled" with her Emmy Award nomination. The 23-year-old actress received a nod for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Sansa Stark in the HBO fantasy television series ‘Game of Thrones’ and hailed the nomination as the "best farewell" to the show after it aired its final episode earlier this year after eight yea... »

Game of Thrones leads Emmy noms

Game of Thrones leads Emmy noms

‘Game of Thrones’ lead the Emmy nominations with a record-breaking 32 nods. The HBO series, which concluded in May this year after eight years on screen, is in the running for a host of honours at this year’s ceremony, including Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actor for Kit Harington, thanks to his portrayal of Jon Snow, while Emilia Clarke – who played Daenerys ... »

Nikki Bella spoiled Game of Thrones finale

Nikki Bella spoiled Game of Thrones finale

Nikki Bella spoiled the ‘Game of Thrones’ finale for Artem Chigvintsev and Daniel Bryan. The former WWE superstar accidentally ruined the last ever episode of the HBO fantasy series for both her boyfriend and her brother-in-law when she revealed Kit Harington’s character Jon Snow had stabbed Emilia Clarke’s alter ego Daenerys Targaryen. After twin sister Brie called her the... »

Emilia Clarke ‘saved’ by show

Emilia Clarke ‘saved’ by show

Emilia Clarke believes ‘Game of Thrones’ saved her life. The 32-year-old actress previously suffered two brain aneurysms, in 2011 and 2013, but portraying Daenerys Targaryen in the HBO series gave her something to focus on away from her health problems and she also feels her medical issues made her performance even stronger. She said: "I always say that Daenerys literally saved my... »

Emilia Clarke thanks fans after $44k charity donation

Emilia Clarke thanks fans after $44k charity donation

Emilia Clarke has thanked fans for helping her "change the world of recovery" after donating $44,000 to her charity SameYou. The ‘Game of Thrones’ star set up the charity to help support those recovering from brain injuries and strokes after she suffered two life-threatening aneurysms during the filming of the HBO show. And after a campaign was set up on Reddit to help raise ... »

Emilia Clarke almost had Iron Man 3 role

Emilia Clarke almost had Iron Man 3 role

Emilia Clarke almost appeared in ‘Iron Man 3′. The 2012 superhero movie’s co-writer Drew Pearce has revealed a behind the scenes shot from an early table read which shows he was reading for JARVIS, the role which was played by Paul Bettany before he became The Vision. However, fans were more intrigued by the caption which revealed the ‘Game of Thrones’ star has also b... »

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