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Game of Thrones: Emilia Clarke proud of nude scenes

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Published 16/05/2016

Emilia Clarke attends the season six premiere of
Emilia Clarke attends the season six premiere of "Game Of Thrones" at TCL Chinese Theatre on Sunday, April 10, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Emilia Clarke
Emilia Clarke
HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 10: Actress Emilia Clarke attends the premiere of HBO's "Game Of Thrones" Season 6 at TCL Chinese Theatre on April 10, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
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Game Of Thrones star Emilia Clarke on the red carpet

Emilia Clarke is "proud" to have stripped off for Game of Thrones.

Much is made of the nude scenes in the fantasy drama, with one of its stars Lena Headey using a body double for her vulnerable moments. Before people assume Emilia, 29, did the same with hers, like when her alter ego Daenerys Targaryen emerged naked from flames at the end of the recent series six episode four, she insists it's all her.


Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen – photo Macall B. Polay/HBO 
Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen – photo Macall B. Polay/HBO 
Game of Thrones' Emilia Clarke
Emilia Clarke and Jason Mamoa in a steamy clinch during Game Of Thrones
Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen in Game Of Thrones
Emilia Clarke plays the exiled teenage Princess Daenerys Targaryen
Game of Thrones actress Emilia Clarke and writer George R.R. Martin (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images For AFI)
In this image released by HBO, Emilia Clarke appears in a scene from "Game of Thrones." (HBO via AP)
The fantasy show scooped eight creative arts Emmys in Los Angeles including special visual effects and casting.
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Emilia Clarke in Game Of Thrones

“I’d like to remind people the last time I took my clothes off was season three (in 2013),” she told Entertainment Weekly.

“That was awhile ago. It’s now season six. But this is all me, all proud, all strong. I’m just feeling genuinely happy I said ‘Yes.’ That ain’t no body double!"

“Taking off my clothes is not the easiest thing, but with the magic of the effects, I don’t have to do a season one and go on a cliff and do it. I’m in control of it,” she added of the first time she didn't wear any clothes in the show.

It was a closed shoot in Belfast, Northern Ireland, for the fire scene, and Emilia was happy with the set up as her character surprised everyone by escaping a terrible fate.

Sex scenes in the programme are another popular topic, especially after the actress' words were twisted last year to make out that she hated them.

She eventually took to social networking app Instagram to explain her comments, and touched upon the confusion further during her chat with Entertainment Weekly.

“It’s difficult to be misquoted and it’s nice to have something like Instagram to say the truth,” she added. “How many times has Michiel Huisman (who plays Daario) been asked about the fact he’s taken his clothes off a bunch? Is that even a discussion?

"No. So I’m doing it this year and people can talk about it and I’m ready to answer any questions about it, basically.”

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