Clarke said that her frequent scene partner Jason Momoa was supportive, and encouraged her to speak about when she felt that she was being asked to shoot too many nude scenes (or, in her words, a “fuckton”). “I’m floating through this first season and I have no idea what I’m doing; I have no idea what any of this is,” she said about her early days on GOT. “I’ve never been on a film set like this before, I’d been on a film set twice before then, and I’m now on a film set completely naked with all of these people, and I don’t know what I’m meant to do, and I don’t know what’s expected of me, and I don’t know what you want, and I don’t know what I want.
On Sunday’s episode of Dax Shepard’s Armchair Expert podcast, Clarke spoke about her post-Thrones career and how she navigates misogynistic expectations in Hollywood. “I’m a lot savvier with what I’m comfortable with, and what I am okay with doing,” she explained. “I’ve had fights on set before where I’m like, ‘No, the sheet stays up,’ and they’re like, ‘You don’t wanna disappoint your Game of Thrones fans. ' And I’m like, ‘Fuck you.
Emilia Clarke opens up about being pressured into shooting nude scenes. https://t.co/jOuhelWpxD— W Magazine (@wmag) November 19, 2019