Monday, 31 July 2017 21:53

The lesbian kiss in "Game of Thrones" was not in the script

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One week ago, in the episode "Stormborn" of "Game of Thrones", two important female characters kissed.

In one scene of this episode, Yara Greyjoy (Gemma Whelan) and Ellaria Sand (Indira Varma) flirt. Yarra jokes that there is "a foreign invasion is underway" and the two women end up kissing, before being suddenly interrupted.

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Whelan revealed that the kiss in this scene was improvised and that the scene was more sexual than expected.

"It wasn’t directed that we would kiss," Whelan says. "It just seemed like something we should do. We led it, very much so. It was meant to be a suggestion [of flirting] and then it became more sexual than we expected because it seemed right. There was only a skeleton crew working because the rig could only take so much weight, so we were left very much on our own. And who wouldn’t want to kiss Indira? I mean, come on!"

As for Varma, she added that a part of the kiss was with a stunt double.

"Gemma had hurt her back so there were some stunts she couldn’t do," Varma says. "So I had to start kissing this poor stunt double and she was so terrified! That was quite funny, bless her. I don’t think she’d ever been put in that situation before. She’s used to falling over and being attacked and all the stunts, but to be kissed by an actress was a bit beyond her."

I currently don't know what will happen to this couple.

Also, Sophie Turner, who plays Sansa Stark, wants her character to become bisexual. Let's hope her dream will come true.