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‘Game of Thrones’ Rape Controversy: George R.R. Martin Responds to Jaime-Cersei Scene

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HBO's 'Game of Thrones' is no stranger to controversy and questionable content, though the talk surrounding a rape scene between Jaime (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) and Cersei (Lena Headey) from Sunday's latest "Breaker of Chains" drew near-unilateral fire. Now, series creator George R.R. Martin stepped in to comment on the controversy of a scene somewhat altered from its presence in the books.

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Why That Controversial ‘Game of Thrones’ Rape Scene Was Supposed to Be Disturbing

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HBO

Much discussion has been sparked today following an eyebrow-raising sex scene (to say the least) in last night's episode of 'Game of Thrones'. In "Breaker of Chains," incestuous and morally corrupt siblings Jaime and Cersei Lannister do what incestuous and morally corrupt siblings do best, but there was something very different about the dynamic between the two this time around: namely, it played out as a borderline rape (watch the scene in question here). But, things are much more complex than that in 'Game of Thrones,' particularly between these two characters. Given the world's proclivity for the graphic exploitation of women, the scene is definitely scandalous. 

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‘Game of Thrones’ Review: “Breaker of Chains”

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Game of Thrones’ season 4 conjures its third episode of the season, “Breaker of Chains,” as Kings' Landing deals with the aftermath of the so-called "Purple Wedding," while Jon Snow comes to a grave realization about the Wildlings, and Daenerys sets her sights on Mereen.

Last week's ‘Game of Thrones’ season premiere “The Lion and the Rose” saw the royal wedding of Joffrey and Margaery Tyrell going predictably awry, while Tyrion made a heartbreaking sacrifice, and Ramsay Bolton got a new mission from his father. So, what does the latest installment of season 4 bring?

Read on for your in-depth recap of everything you need to know about ‘Game of Thrones’ season 4, episode 3, “Breaker of Chains!”

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‘Game of Thrones’ Behind the Scenes: Want to See How Big Dany’s Dragons Will Get?

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'Game of Thrones' jumped through time a bit in its fourth season premiere "Two Swords" to the point where Daenerys' dragons have grown big enough to pick off sheep, but if George R.R. Martin has anything to say about it, the winged fire-breathers will be half the size of Winterfell by the time the series ends. See for yourself, with Martin-approved artwork of full-grown 'Game of Thrones' dragons!

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‘Game of Thrones’ “Breaker of Chains” Preview: Margaery Deals With the Aftermath, and Wildlings Attack

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This past Sunday's 'Game of Thrones' installment, "The Lion and the Rose," gave us yet another wedding to remember, but that doesn't mean season 4 will slow down any by this coming weekend's "Breaker of Chains." Dany and her dragons will take on the slave city of Mereen, while Kings' Landing deals with the aftermath of You Know Who's death, and we've got the first chain-breaking photos!

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Everything You Need to Know About ‘Game of Thrones’ in 60 Seconds: Stark Edition!

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Game of Thrones‘ season 4 is already piling up the bodies week to week after only two episodes, but even those spoiled by George R.R. Martin‘s books need a bit of refresher course to keep ahead of who keeps their head. The Starks are never, ever, ever getting back together, but we've got them all in one place for a hot minute, telling you everything you need to know about ‘Game of Thrones’ House of Stark in 60 seconds flat!

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12 Pictures That Will Restore Your Faith In Joffrey

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People really hate King Joffrey! And with good reason! But like most things in life, not everything is purely black and white. Though not often depicted on ‘Game of Thrones,’ King Joffrey had a good side to him – a sensitive side -- that not many people know about. Let’s take a look back at 12 moments that will restore your faith in Joffrey.

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‘Game of Thrones’ Review: “The Lion and the Rose”

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HBO

Game of Thrones’ season 4 conjures its second episode of the season, “The Lion and the Rose,” as the royal wedding of Joffrey and Margaery Tyrell goes predictably awry, while Tyrion makes a heartbreaking sacrifice, and Ramsay Bolton gets a new mission from his father.

Last week's ‘Game of Thrones’ season premiere “Two Swords” saw Tyrion greeting the vengeful Prince Oberyn Martell for Joffrey's wedding, while Jaime had difficulty adjusting to life back in Kings' Landing, Jon Snow prepared the Night's Watch, and Arya encountered an old friend. So, what does the latest installment of season 4 bring?

Read on for your in-depth recap of everything you need to know about ‘Game of Thrones’ season 4, episode 2, “The Lion and the Rose!”

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Everything You Need to Know About ‘Game of Thrones’ in 60 Seconds: Daenerys Edition!

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'Game of Thrones' season 4 is already underway on HBO, but even those familiar with George R.R. Martin's books need a bit of refresher course to keep the wide world of Westeros straight. Let us tame those mighty dragons for you in a mere minute, telling you everything you need to know about 'Game of Thrones' Daenerys Targaryen in 60 seconds!

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‘Game of Thrones’ “The Lion and the Rose” Preview: The Royal Wedding is Here!

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Now that 'Game of Thrones' season 4 has officially premiered with "Two Swords" raised high enough in fanfare and ratings that HBO went ahead and ordered seasons 5 and 6, it's onto the next major milestone: the royal wedding of King Joffrey Baratheon and Margaery Tyrell! The full set of photos from Sunday's "The Lion and the Rose" have arrived, so should the King and his future Queen expect smooth sailing and a happy honeymoon?

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