#MeToo is 'here to stay' says Game Of Thrones queen Emilia Clarke

Emilia Clarke in Game OF THrones

Actress Emilia Clarke has teased the fans of "Game of Thrones", saying the finale of the fantasy series' last season will be "what none of us thinks it will be".

The actress was in Cannes for a screening of her film Solo: A Star Wars story where she was joined by Chewbacca on the red carpet.

Emilia, who plays Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones, commanded attention at the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival.

She added to Variety magazine at the "Women In Motion" panel at Cannes Film Festival: "You start to dig deep and see where it is, rife in the industry".

For Clarke who grew up in London in an "incredibly equal" household where her marketing executive mother "was the one who brought back the bacon", it was a shock.

"It will be what none of us think it will be", Clarke predicted.

"I never felt as a girl I couldn't do anything I wanted to do", she said.

'It was my first job and I was not discriminated against because I was a woman, in my paycheck'. Are you telling me there's another option, that there's a weak option?

While acknowledging that it could become "muddy" she said: "From an idealistic point of view, it makes complete sense, because then people can be held accountable for things". She shot to fame because of the character she plays in the fantasy drama and naturally, feels sad about it all coming to an end.

Emilia also admitted she's "sad" to be leaving the show after starring on it since the beginning in 2011.

"I'm not naturally aggressive as a human and I found conflict in the workplace incredibly hard because I get emotional".

Emilia Clarke is sick and exhausted of being asked about how it feels to play "a strong woman".

"You break the mold that's put into place and there's a huge amount of work that needs to go into addressing all of the things that need to be addressed. Enough already with the strong women, please let's just be women!"



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