Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke's new Broadway play opened for previews last night in NYC, and apparently, it's the biggest sensation since...ever. But not because it's an adaptation of Truman Capote's Breakfast at Tiffany's or anything like that - instead, it's because Clarke gets naked on stage.
This happens on Game of Thrones all the time, but apparently a good deal of theater-goers don't subscribe to HBO or something because audience members at the Cort Theater disobeyed the establishment's strict 'no photos' rule hoping to catch a picture of Clarke in the nude during the performance.
According to the New York Post, tons of people whipped out their phones to snap shots of Clarke as main character Holly Golightly during a scene where she brings co-star Cory Michael Smith (portraying Fred) home to her apartment, undresses him and puts him in her bathtub, before proceeding to strip down and get in the tub with him herself.
"She undresses him and he gets in the tub," a source told the New York Post. "She then goes offstage and comes back in a towel. She takes it off and gets in with him...so you don’t see everything. There are bubbles strategically placed." Another source apparently smirked upon adding: "If you’re sitting in the balcony you can see a lot more."
Things have reportedly gotten so out of hand at the theater that management was forced to amp up security to prevent the audience from trying to sneak photos during future performances. While this will likely prevent another frenzy of people trying to take pictures of Clarke, it probably won't prevent people from tweeting pervy things like "I would drink Emilia Clarke's bath water," - which one person reportedly actually did after the show. That is thirst on a new level, and there is no helping that.
[via New York Post]