Talk about a controversial statement!
Emilia Clarke, aka Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones, has something quite interesting to say to people who criticise the show for its nudity and graphic sex scenes.
She even went as far as saying that she personally thanked the co-creators of the show for giving her character a sex scene where the woman plays the more dominant role for a change.
She was of course referring to a scene in Season 4 where her character Daenerys asks Dario (played by Michiel Huisman) to take off his clothes, and watches him intently as he removes each item of clothing.
“It’s brilliant. I actually went up to co-creators David Benioff and Dan Weiss and thanked them,” she told Elle US.
“I was like, ‘That’s a scene I’ve been waiting for!’ Because I get a lot of crap for having done nudes scenes and sex scenes.”
“That, in itself, is so anti-feminist. Women hating on other women is just the problem.
“That’s upsetting, so it’s kind of wonderful to have a scene where I was like, ‘There you go!'”
We definitely see where she is coming from.
Although there will always be haters, we know there are plenty of women out there that will applaud Emilia for this bold statement – and of course, for her feminist views on nudity and sex scenes.
We love you Emilia Clarke!