Emilia Clarke Watched Her Game Of Thrones Nude Scene With Her Parents

It would be awkward enough to do a nude scene as an actor. You're standing (or lying) in a room full of fellow castmembers, with no clothes on. Plus there's the director, the camera operators, the lighting and sound and set and PAs, and on and on. So once you've filmed the scene, how do you make it even more awkward? Watch it with your parents, of course.

That's what actress Emilia Clarke did, as she told the story on live with Kelly.

"So it was kind of like, my parents said, 'We're watching the show, but darling, you're not doing much in this season!" Clarke said with a laugh. "I said, well watch this one. Watch tonight, and they were trying to get spoilers out of me and on and on, so I sat them down and said 'let's watch it!' and then instantly regretted it."

So yes, she was sitting with her parents, and "my dad's like, again?" the actress said, once again laughing.


Clarke previously said she did this scene with no body doubles (unlike some other nude scenes played by her and others on the show) because of its pivotal importance in her character, Daenerys Targaryen's story. She's spoken out against frivolous nudity, but is accepting and even encouraging of it when it helps tell the story.

Game of Thrones airs Sundays at 9pm on HBO, and is available in full on HBO GO and HBO NOW.