And as Turner explained in a recent interview with Conan O’Brien, she and Williams did little to curtail the rumors—in fact, they further incited them on set, where they’d try to get close enough to kiss in the middle of scenes. “We fully knew about it, and we played into it,” Turner told O’Brien. “On the set, we would kind of do the scene, then try and kiss each other in the middle of the scene and see if anyone would react,” she explained. “It’s Game of Thrones, so incest is so normal that they were like, ‘Alright, that’s fine. ’” And really, what Game of Thrones needed, incest-wise, was more consensual incest (once both parties were over the age of consent, of course). “Sometimes, you just want to make out with your best friend,” Turner said. (Meanwhile, Joe Jonas was off trying to kiss Turner’s body double. ) We’d rank this somewhere between carrying a sex bench into your apartment and being shepherded out of the building in a suitcase in the official rating of how obviously a celebrity can broadcast his or her relationship—real or fake—to the world.
"It’s Game of Thrones, so incest is so normal that they were like, ‘Alright, that’s fine.’” https://t.co/4W7jtG3kAL— W magazine (@wmag) June 7, 2019