"Game of Thrones" Actors Say, Again, That Scene Was Not Rape

April 7, 2015 9:34 PM

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"Game of Thrones" Actors Say, Again, That Scene Was Not Rape

Lena Heady and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, who play Cersei and Jaime Lanniser on Game of Thrones, told Entertainment Weekly that they did not intend for that controversial sex scene to look like rape last season. “It’s that terrible thing as a woman—talking about something as horrendous as rape and dismissing it, which I’m not. But we never discussed it as that,” said Headey.

“All these emotions going through them, it was never intended to be something where he forced—it wasn’t a rape, and it was never intended to be. But it’s one of those things where you can’t [publicly] say ‘it wasn’t rape,’ because then everybody goes, ‘How can you say it wasn’t rape?!’ But that was ...

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