HBO fires back at Trump for GoT inspired tweet

Joann Johnston
April 21, 2019

Since it is also the final season, the fans have been waiting for each of its episode with a bated breath.

Last November, the president did another Thrones-inspired tweet to announce "Sanctions Are Coming" to Iran.

Considering those new heights of secrecy I mentioned earlier, it seems probable that Game of Thrones set photographer Helen Sloan took these photos with the express goal of revealing as little as possible about what's going to happen in the episode. The end will feel closer more than ever after the second episode of the show.

Game of Thrones season 8 is here.

Breaking down the piracy figures revealed illegal streams accounted for 76.6%, downloads 12.2% and torrents at just over 11% of the total views. It was followed closely by China, with 5.2 million views. However, we are yet to recover from the staggering number of 55 million illegal views.

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One picture shows Jaime Lannister coming face to face with Daenerys Targaryen, sure to be an uncomfortable encounter after having killed her father Aerys Targaryen, the Mad King, years before.

The latter phrase is styled in Game of Thrones title font, which is a favorite of the president's. Nielsen can't account for people who watched a couple of times.

Still, the Season 7 premiere was pirated 90 million times in its first three days.

MUSO attributed the popularly of season one down to Maisie Williams, who plays Ayra Stark on the show, for encouraging fans to re-watch season one ahead of the season eight premiere.

Regardless of rationale, the piracy figures for just the first 24 hours since the episode aired demonstrate that these audiences can not - and should not - be ignored. "People keep writing that his election is 'just like Game of Thrones.' F- you".

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