Amanda Peet

Amanda Peet Says ‘Game of Thrones’ Misogyny Outrage is ‘Really Misplaced’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 24, 2015 @ 1:21 PM
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Season 6 more than ever stirred conversation on Game of Thrones’ rampant violence, against women especially, and a number of surprising voices have chimed in either way. Now, HBO star (and GoT showrunner David Benioff’s wife) Amanda Peet has come to the fantasy-drama’s defense, calling the outrage “really misplaced.”

Amanda Peet's Husband Created 'Game of Thrones' But She Thought It Was a Dumb Idea

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by Kate Erbland January 27, 2015 @ 10:59 AM
Here's a fun fact: Amanda Peet's husband co-created HBO's smash hit series 'Game of Thrones,' and that's definitely something that has worked out for him. Good for you, David Benioff! People love your show! It is wonderful! Still, the first time Peet heard the pitch, she didn't like it. She thought it was "silly." Oops.