Last month, Game Of Thrones star Emilia Clarke opened up to the New Yorker in a powerful op-ed, in which she detailed her own harrowing experiences as an aneurysm survivor. During the piece, she revealed the difficulties that arose while filming Game Of Thrones, as her deteriorating health was in constant battle with her rising stardom. Now, Clarke has launched the Same You Organization, a charity organization dedicated to giving people better access to neuro-rehabilitation.
With her story having gone public, Entertainment Tonight caught up with her former co-star Jason Momoa during the Game Of Thrones season 8 premiere. Having spent much of the first season working with Clarke, Momoa took a moment to reflect on their time together. "I've kind of been a part of that whole situation for a very long time, so we've had so many scares and trying to find the right way to come out and help," Momoa said. "She's so brave in helping the world and trying to raise awareness. I'm very sad, because we almost lost her the first time. So, I love her to bits and she's here and she's going to do great things with it and teach the world."
While it's been a minute since the mighty Khal Drogo graced the screen, Momoa has remained a fan-favorite, and good buddy of showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss. As such, his loyalty to Thrones still holds strong. "It's an honor [to be at the premiere]," Momoa explained. "I love David and Dan. David, Dan, Emilia, Kit [Harington], those are the people I'm really closest to, so it's just, it's a beautiful thing to be a part of this show."
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