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Posted July 17, 2013 by Arya Stark in News
 
 

Nudity in Game of Thrones – When the Casts Talk About It

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Game of Thrones gets mixed reviews about the amount of nudity on the series. Surely, nudity is not a new thing among the society. We can see nudity in different forms; it starts from advertisements to movie scenes; from adult magazines to comics. However, not all nudity scenes are acceptable. What makes nudity scenes exist in such a perfect TV shows as Game of Thrones? Is it only about sexy women or men without clothes? Does it have any contributions to the plot? Does it make sense with the whole elements of the shows? Therefore, the topic of nudity in Games of Thrones becomes hot topic recently.

In many ways, nudity can be interpreted as part of art. We can see some forms of nudity in pictures, statues, photographs, mural, videos, movies and many others. In Game of Thrones, the amount of nudity has been debated. Some viewers stated that nudity in this TV series is related to the plot. Therefore, it is not a problem at all. What’s with all the fuss, said this group. In the other hands, some viewers do not agree with the amount of nudity in Game of Thrones. They thought that the nude scenes are not necessary. It is kind of exploitation to the casts. Well, is it true?

Game of Thrones’ viewers can say whatever they like about their favorite show. However, what about the casts? Do they mind about the nude scenes? Here are some opinions from our favorite actors and actresses. You might be surprised when you read their opinions about nudity in Game of Thrones. Let’s start with Emilia Clarke who portrays Daenerys Targaryen. She stated that she knew about nudity in some part of the story. At first, she also hesitated to play that kind of scenes. Firstly, it was because of her age. Secondly, she did not ask for that part so that she was not excited about filming. However, she realized that nudity was related with her character’s growth and important for Game of Thrones’ story.

Next, Kit Harington who plays Jon Snow does not mind with the nudity in Game of Thrones. He just does not give a damn about what people think. Natalie Dormer, the one that plays the alluring Margaery Tyrell said she felt comfortable with producers as Benioff and Weiss. Though she had to film nude scene earlier than the other casts – she got it as the first scene she shot – she felt that the scene was not ‘intimidating’. All in all, what do you think about nudity in Game of Thrones?

It’s Monster! It’s Dragon! It’s Dragon Skull for Game of Thrones!
The Unforgettable Maisie Williams a.k.a Arya Stark from Game of Thrones