Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Emilia Clarke: Madonna asked to borrow my Daenerys costume

rexfeatures-3659697r.jpg
madonna.jpg

Madonna is a massive Game of Thrones fan. How do we know this? Well, because she posted a selfie on Instagram wearing the Daenerys Targaryen costume.

However, little did we know that it was Emilia Clarke's actual costume from the actual show.

In an interview with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show, Clarke admitted that the pop star contacted HBO, and asked to borrow the black leather corset and long dress.

She said: "I got an email [from HBO's publicity department] asking "Madonna wants to borrow the costume is that ok? I was like 'I must be dreaming."

Madonna had wanted to borrow the costume for the Jewish festival of Purim.

On the show, Fallon also revealed that he was massive Game of Thrones fan and shared a photo of himself dressed as Daenerys. Alas, we do not have a picture of that yet.

Later on, the actress told the talk-show host that she had been in LA during the earthquake that reached 4.4 on the Richter scale.

Luckily, some advice she'd seen on a movie helped her stay safe. "I was brushing my teeth and I had this vague rememberance of an American movie that told you to stay in a doorway so I did. I survived."

On being asked about her audition for the show, Clarke admitted that she was so nervous she wasn't quite sure what to do. In fact, she did a funny little dance.

"There was a lot of adrenaline, I was very nervous, it was a big deal. I was very anxious. I was asking if I could do anything else."

But on being asked to dance, she admitted: "I [didn't] know how to do it, but I did the funky chicken and I morphed into the robot."

(Images: Rex Features)

Comments

More

MP brings House of Commons to tears telling of childhood rape

“Rapes happen because of the rapist, not because of the victim.”

by Amy Swales
09 Dec 2016

Craig Revel Horwood apologises for controversial rape comments

The BBC has been urged to sack the Strictly judge

by Kayleigh Dray
09 Dec 2016

Adele has been crowned 2016’s biggest Youtube star

Sorry vloggers.

by Amy Lewis
09 Dec 2016

The best A-list Instagrams from the week so far

Emily Ratajkowski steps in for Santa while Taylor Swift's cat shares the spotlight

by Nicola Colyer
09 Dec 2016

Kate Moss takes centre stage as Elvis Presley in new tribute

"Anything for Elvis"

by Amy Lewis
09 Dec 2016

Isla Fisher praises Donald Trump as an inspiration to “orange people”

The actress also mocked Melania Trump for plagiarising Michelle Obama’s speech.

by Moya Crockett
08 Dec 2016

Keira Knightley on daughter’s four-letter reaction to Trump victory

19-month-old Edie sums up our feelings perfectly.

by Amy Lewis
08 Dec 2016

Danish aid worker tops list of world’s most inspiring people

Anja Ringgren Lovén is saving the lives of abandoned children in Nigeria

by Sarah Biddlecombe
08 Dec 2016

Rihanna: “We don’t need to be putting black women against each other”

Ri-Ri responds perfectly to rumours that she’s been feuding with Beyoncé.

by Moya Crockett
08 Dec 2016

Lauren Graham – aka Lorelai Gilmore – on finding love with her co-star

The Gilmore Girls actor admits it was their love of reading that brought them together

by Kayleigh Dray
08 Dec 2016