Jason Momoa plays the role of Khal Drogo in Game of Thrones. As a reminder, her character rapes Daenerys Targaryen after she becomes his mate following an arranged marriage. A scene that never ceases to be controversial. What significantly annoy the actor, recently interviewed on this subject.
Two years after its denouement, Game of Thrones continues to spill ink. In addition to its political intrigues as complex as they are fascinating, the series is also known for its scenes of violence. And among them, the sequence of the rape of Daenerys Targaryen is frequently singled out. As a reminder, this occurs on the wedding night between the future dragon queen and Khal Drago, a formidable Dothraki warrior leader. The latter is played by Jason Momoa who recently had to answer a question from New York Times about this scene.
And the interpreter of Aquaman did not hide his annoyance. While the journalist asks him if he regrets having participated in this scene, the actor emphasizes the personality of Drogo that had to be portrayed in the series. An intractable personality justifying the presence of such a scene. “I played a character akin to Genghis Khan. It was something extremely complex to do. But my job was to play that. It’s not a good thing, but that’s how this character was. ”
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And the actor to call the journalist to order, a little later in the interview: “I wanted to bring up something that made me very uncomfortable”. The actor confides to have been ” uneven ” by the question asking him if he would participate in this scene again after the fact. “It’s just sickening – making me bear the responsibility of being able to take a streak or not. As if an actor had one day had the choice to do that ”.
And Jason Momoa to point out that a production is headed by producers, writers, directors. So that he is excluded to show up and proclaim: “’I’m not going to do this because it’s not adequate, not suited to the political climate. current ‘That never happens. So this is a question that struck me as sickening ”.
For information, Emilia Clarke had confided two years ago that she had had a hard time shooting this rape scene. And to confide that she had been able to count on the kindness of Jason Momoa who watched over her on the set. “Can we have a bathrobe?” Can we bring him a bathrobe? She’s shaking “, asked the actor on several occasions, worried about the distress of his colleague.