Women all over the internet have just cancelled Jason Momoa like a bad check after a video resurfaced of the Game Of Thrones star making a horrifying joke about rape. Why, Jason? Why?
In the below clip, the hunky actor spoke at a Game Of Thrones panel in 2011 saying, “As far as sci-fi and fantasy go as a genre there is so many things you can do… like rape beautiful women.” A roar of laughter from the audience follows, while his co-stars palm their faces in embarrassment.
— elizabeth (@peeanofreek) October 12, 2017
A month after this panel, the actor did some damage control via the New York Post where he explained that the rape scenes in GoT actually made him uncomfortable. “I’m not a rapist!,” he said in relation to his character Khal Drogo. “I prefer my women to enjoy sex. Unfortunately, the internet is not so forgiving.
The clip was dug up as dozens of celebrities (men and women) come forward about the rampant sexual assault, harassment, and rape that goes on in Hollywood. Harvey Weinstein was recently outed for his nearly three decade long history of allegedly sexually assaulting actresses. Soon after, Ben Affleck was called out for his own inappropriate behavior after condemning Weinstein on Twitter.
Now that Momoa’s transgressions have resurfaced, some of his fans out there who are just seeing this clip for the first time are crossing Mr. Hottie McHotterson off their bae list.
*crosses Jason Momoa off list* pic.twitter.com/SjhgGs2wB9
— perspiration ting. (@heyalyshahey) October 12, 2017
Female fantasy fans to Jason Momoa: we wanted to believe you weren't typical male trash. We wanted it so, so much. pic.twitter.com/jvRZr1tG5E
— Leigh Cuen (@La__Cuen) October 12, 2017
Jason Momoa was too fine & perfect…knew there had to be something wrong. But damn it! pic.twitter.com/5OnwOjB91c
— Pettywise (@Mrknowitalll_) October 12, 2017
Another one bites the dust… pic.twitter.com/7TQBvcDwDW
— SistahStarkTargaryen (@lynjaimeee) October 12, 2017
There's no turning back. I have to take Jason Momoa and his fine self of my to-do list. I might need to take the rest of the day off. pic.twitter.com/WjQUvoTEpl
— Laytee Samida (@stainedcouture) October 12, 2017
Jeez, who’s next? We shutter to think.
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