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Jason Momoa's Tasteless 'Game Of Thrones' Rape Joke Resurfaces Amid Weinstein Scandal

13 October 2017, 06:09 | Winston Chapman

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His apology comes after footage showing Momoa joking about his character and the "rape lovely women" while speaking at a Comic-Con panel resurfaced online.

A 2011 clip of Justice League star Jason Momoa joking about rape has sparked outrage. The former Game of Thrones actor, who played Khal Drogo until 2012, is seen discussing his role in the controversial video below.

In case you haven't seen it, footage went viral recently of a Game Of Thrones panel at San Diego Comic-Con in which the actor joked about getting to "rape handsome women" on-screen.

"As far as sci-fi and fantasy go as a genre, there is so many things you can do", he says, "like rip someone's tongue out of their throats and get away with it".

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A clip of the incident has resurfaced online in the wake of allegations that Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein sexually harassed and assaulted numerous women over a career of over 20 years.

"Yeah, I'm raping Emilia [Clarke, who plays Daenerys]". I'm not a rapist!

Other actors, including Momoa'sJustice League co-star Ben Affleck, have been forced to apologize for abusive behavior toward women in the aftermath of the Weinstein scandal. In a Facebook post, the father of three said he is "saddened and angry" that an influential personality would use his power to manipulate women for sexual gain.



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