Game of Thrones’ Emilia Clarke admits “heartbreak” over backlash –

Game of Thrones’ Emilia Clarke admits “heartbreak” over backlash –

Game of Thrones‘ Emilia Clarke has opened up about her “heartbreak” for showrunners DB Weiss and David Benioff following the major backlash to the final season.

For many fans, including Digital Spy readers, the conclusion to HBO’s most-watched show ever was a major disappointment, with the general feeling being that the series finale had been rushed.

Game of Thrones, Season 8, Emilia Clarke, Daenerys

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When speaking about her thoughts on the fan reaction, Clarke told the Australian Daily Telegraph’s Stellar magazine: “I was too busy focusing on my own reactions to really pay too much attention, if any at all.

“The only thing I felt truthfully sad about was that David [Benioff] and Dan [Weiss] are my really good friends, and so it’s for them that I feel heartbreak, because it’s theirs.”

Game of Thrones, Season 8, Kit Harington, Jon Snow, Emilia Clarke, Daenerys Targaryen


However, the Daenerys Targaryen actress insists that the final season was never going to please everyone.

“Everyone is going to have their own opinion and they’re fully entitled to them. It’s art and it’s to be dissected and taken on in whatever individual way you wish. And if you’re sad that the show is done and you’re sad because you enjoyed watching it, then that’s sad.

“It sucks this wasn’t the perfect ending that people were hoping for, but I truly believe we would never have made everyone happy.”

Game of Thrones seasons 1-8 are available to pre-order on DVD and Blu-ray now.

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Game of Thrones – Season 1-7 [Blu-ray] [2017] [Region Free]

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Game Of Thrones 1-7 DVD [2017]

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Fire and Blood: 300 Years Before A Game of Thrones (A Targaryen History) (A Song of Ice and Fire)

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