Old video of GoT's Jason Momoa joking about 'raping lovely women' resurfaces

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This week, a 2011 video of Jason Momoa uttering a tasteless joke began making its rounds around the web again.

"Tonight i saw a disgusting clip of jason momoa making a rape joke and i am absolutely repulsed".

The clip in question is from the Game of Thrones Comic-Con panel in 2011. Momoa played Khal Drogo in the show, a role that included several rape scenes with co-star Emilia Clarke (who was also on the panel).


Another thing that happened at San Diego Comic-Con: Jason Momoa made some comments about rape.

"As far as sci-fi and fantasy, I love that genre because there are so many things you can do, like rip someone's tongue out of their throat and get away with it and rape lovely women", he said from the dais, seated next to cast members including Kit Harington (Jon Snow), Peter Dinklage (Tyrion Lannister), Lena Headey (Cersei Lannister) and Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen).

The clip surfaced in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, where the dishonored Hollywood powerhouse has been accused by almost 30 women of sexual misconduct.


However, in the midst of multiple sexual harassment scandals hitting Hollywood, no one is laughing now, and Momoa was taken to task on social media.

"Sexual assault wasn't something that had affected me or anybody I knew, so I was pretty blasé about the whole thing", she told the Sunday Times. I'm not a rapist!

Momoa - who also plays Aquaman in the DC Extended Universe - has not yet responded to the controversy. "I prefer my women to enjoy sex", he said.


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