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Emilia Clarke pranked her ‘Game of Thrones’ co-star while filming Sunday’s big scene

It is known.


Michelle Jaworski


Posted on May 19, 2016   Updated on May 26, 2021, 6:16 pm CDT

Warning: This article contains Game of Thrones spoilers.

Khal Moro, the Dothraki leader whose khalasar took Daenerys Targaryen to Vaes Dothrak, learned a very important lesson about the khaleesi on Sunday night’s Game of Thrones episode: Don’t fuck with Dany, especially when there’s fire involved.

But Joseph Naufahu, the actor who played him, learned something nearly as important during the weeks they filmed that sequence: Don’t fall asleep when a pranking Emilia Clarke is nearby.

Dany’s obliteration of every Dothraki khals inside the Vaes Dothrak temple was a game-changer, for sure. The sequence took the cast and crew weeks to film because of health and safety concerns, and they often had to wait around while the crew reset the scene or if it got too hot for the actors.

On one particular long night of filming, Naufahu fell asleep with his dessert on the table near him during some downtime. Clarke teamed up with some of the other actors and started to draw on him with caramel fudge while struggling not to laugh. It wasn’t until Clarke tried to feed Naufahu that he realized what they were doing.

What a way to top off that sweet revenge.

H/T Vulture

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*First Published: May 19, 2016, 10:27 am CDT