Emilia Clarke "feels weird" about Kit Harington riding her dragons on 'Game of Thrones'

Publish Date
Friday, 3 May 2019, 8:58AM

Emilia Clarke - who has played Mother of Dragons, Daenerys Targaryen on the hit HBO show since 2011 - admitted that she wasn't too keen on her co-star, who plays Jon Snow, riding her famous dragons in the show and thought Kit, 32, was "arrogant" when they started filming.

Speaking on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!', she said: "I feel weird about it, I'm not going to lie. He was all like, you think you're good at this, let me be the professional ... he was kind of arrogant about it."

The 'Me Before You' star went on to explain that although was irritated at her co-star - who rides the animals in the sixth episode of season 7 'Beyond the Wall' and the show's latest episode 'The Long Night' - she soon realised it was a "little more uncomfortable" for Kit to film his scenes.

She continued: "That was then I learnt that men riding dragons is like a whole other thing, [rather] than a lady who rides a dragon. It's a little more uncomfortable for them."

Emilia also teased that the fifth episode of the final season is "bigger" then the third episode, which saw the Night King meet his end at Winterfell when Arya Stark (Maisie Williams) stabbed him after one of the show's biggest battles.
She said: "[The episodes] are going to be mental - episode five is bigger. Episode five is ahhhh...I mean four and five and six, they're all insane."

Host Jimmy then enquired: "Four is this Sunday; five is where something crazy happens?"
Emilia replied: "Find the biggest TV you can."

This article was first published on BANG Showbiz and is republished here with permission.