‘How I felt about Beyonce hating me’ – Emilia Clarke

'How I felt about Beyonce hating me' – Emilia Clarke

Emilia Clarke who played Daenerys Targaryen on the hit HBO hit series Game of Thrones has revealed how much she feared that she would be hated by singer Beyonce.

On meeting Beyonce at the Oscar Award event held earlier this year, Emilia said;

”I see this vision, this angel, this incredible woman float towards me. I can’t quite control myself. And Beyoncé says to me, ‘Oh, my goodness, it’s so wonderful to meet you. I think you’re brilliant,’” Emilia Clarke told the New Yorker.

”I just couldn’t handle it! I was on the verge of tears. I could see myself reflected in her eyes. I could see her go, ‘Oh, no. I misjudged this. This girl is crazy and I’m not going to have a real conversation with another celebrity. I’m having a conversation with a crazed fan who’s looking at me like a rabbit in the headlights.’ Which is exactly what I was. I said, ‘I’ve seen you live in concert and I think you’re amazing and wonderful! Wonderful!’”

Emilia added that she would want to be loved despite her character suddenly turning bad to the dislike of fans

”And all I wanted to scream was, ‘Please, please still like me even though my character turns into a mass-killing dictator! Please still think that I’m representing women in a really fabulous way.’”

In her farewell message yesterday, Emilia Clarke said;

“Finding the words to write this post has left me overwhelmed with how much I want to say but how small words feel in comparison to what this show and Dany have meant to me,” she began her post.
“The mother of dragons chapter has taken up the whole of my adult life. This woman has taken up the whole of my heart. I’ve sweated in the blaze of dragon fire, shed many tears at those who left our family early, and wrung my brain dry trying to do Khaleesi and the masterful words, actions (and names) I was given, justice.”


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