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Jason Momoa apologizes for 2011 ‘Game of Thrones’ rape comment

Amid a week of passionate nuisance allegations against Hollywood men, a 2011 video of “Game of Thrones” star Jason Momoa bragging about illusory rape resurfaced online Thursday.

At a Comic-Con panel, the actor was asked about extreme lengths he was allowed to go to personification Khal Drago on the HBO show.

“As distant as sci-fi and fantasy, we adore that genre since there are so many things you can do, like slice someone’s tongue out of their throat and get divided with it and rape pleasing women,” he pronounced from the dais, seated next to expel members including Kit Harington (Jon Snow), Peter Dinklage (Tyrion Lannister), Lena Headey (Cersei Lannister) and Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen).

More than 18 hours after the video was posted on Twitter, Momoa released an apology.

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“I awoke in Australia to the fit reactions by many people to a sickening fun we done years ago in Hall H for which we am sorry. we am still exceedingly unhappy in myself at the insensitivity of my remarks that day. we know my sincerest reparation now won’t take divided those hurtful words. Rape and passionate nuisance can strech anyone and we have seen first palm its unpleasant torture among members of my own family and friends,” Momoa wrote in a matter on Instagram.

“I done a truly uninspired comment. It is unsuitable and we unequivocally apologize with a complicated heart for the difference we said. All apologies, Jason.”


Jason Momoa, who plays Khal Drogo on “Game of Thrones,” apologized for a 2011 criticism about getting to rape “beautiful women” on the show.

(Helen Sloan /AP)

In July, “Game of Thrones” star Sophie Turner, whose impression Sana was raped by husband Ramsey Bolton on their marriage night in deteriorate 5, pronounced she’d never really suspicion about the conditions before.

“Sexual attack wasn’t something that had influenced me or anybody we knew, so we was flattering blasé about the whole thing,” she told the Sunday Times.

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“Naively so. And then we shot the scene, and in the issue there was this outrageous conflict that we would etch something like that on television. My first response was like, maybe we shouldn’t have put that on screen at all.”

The Momoa clip resurfaced as some-more than a dozen women have come brazen to credit Harvey Weinstein of passionate attack and harassment.

Several women have also done passionate nuisance allegations against Ben Affleck, who co-stars in “Justice League” with Momoa, and Amazon conduct Roy Price was dangling late Thursday amid claims from “Man in the High Castle” executive writer Isa Hackett.

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