If there are two things Game of Thrones is known for, it’s sex and gore.
So you can imagine the surprise when one former star of the show revealed that her death scene was actually amended at the last minute because it was deemed “too gory.”
Yes, even Game of Thrones has its limits.
Fans of the hit HBO show—which returns for its seventh season on July 16—are used to seeing their favourite characters disposed of in the most horrific of ways, prompting viewers to look a little like this at the end of every episode:
Speaking at MCM London Comic Con, actress Nell Tiger Free, who played the ill-fated Myrcella Baratheon for five seasons, said her demise was meant to be much more dramatic than the one that played out on screen.
A reminder: Myrcella was poisoned by the kiss of Ellaria Sand and died in the arms of Jamie Lannister, who had just revealed he was her real father.