Brad Pitt Wanted To Watch 'Game Of Thrones' With Emilia Clarke, But He Was Outbid
Brad Pitt almost had a chance to watch Game of Thrones with Emilia Clarke.
At Sean Penn's annual gala for Haiti last Saturday, Jan. 6, at the Milk Studios in Los Angeles, the movie star and producer offered to donate $120,000 to go on an HBO date with the 31-year-old actress.
Clarke and her co-star Kit Harington was in attendance at the said charity event.
According to Variety, the auction to watch one episode of the award-winning fantasy series with Clarke started at $20,000. However, the race quickly escalated. Pitt bid $80,000 and then outbid himself and offered $90,000.
When Harrington offered himself to sit in and watch the episode with Clarke and the winning bidder, Pitt raised his bid to $120,000.
Unfortunately, the actor was outbid by another attendee who offered to pay $160,000 for the unique and rare opportunity.
Mother Of Dragons Fan
Another gala attendee told Us Weekly that the 54-year-old was all laughs despite losing the chance to watch Game of Thrones with Clarke and Harrington.
"When the auction announced Emilia Clarke, they called her out in the crowd and Brad literally turned his whole neck to find and look at her and enthusiastically clap," shared the anonymous source. "Emilia was covering her mouth and giggling. [Leonardo DiCaprio] enthusiastically watched the whole auction, turning his head back and forth between Brad and Emilia."
Pitt was out when the bid reached $150,000. He chuckled when the host called him out for giving up too easily.
'Game of Thrones' Celebrity Fans
Pitt is not the only celebrity who, like the rest of the world, is obsessed with the HBO drama. Hollywood stars are also feverishly awaiting and anticipating who will take the throne and rule the Seven Kingdoms.
Kristen Bell threw a party with a themed menu to celebrate the premiere of Game of Thrones season 7 in July 2017.
Madonna once dressed as Clarke's now-iconic character, Daenerys Targaryen (complete with her own little dragons), at a festival in 2014.
Beyoncé was outed as a massive fan when Clarke stated that she could not take home her own character's dragon eggs because, apparently, rapper Jay-Z bought one for his wife.
Anna Kendrick of Pitch Perfect 3 is enthusiastic whenever the award-winning television series is on.
Just watched Game of Thrones and now I'm in a GREAT mood. Who wants shots?!?!?
— Anna Kendrick (@AnnaKendrick47) April 14, 2014
Meanwhile, the television adaptation of George R.R. Martin's novels almost tested Blake Lively's marriage with Deadpool star, Ryan Reynolds.
"He did everything he could to pirate episodes that hadn't even been shot yet," Lively revealed in a previous interview. "So that was a little tough point in our marriage. Now we're through it because there's a new season coming out."
Game of Thrones Season 8 will premiere in 2019 on HBO.