Game Of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss got in trouble on Wednesday when fans brought attention to the use of a prosthetic George W. Bush head in a scene with the severed prop stuck on a pike.
Benioff and Weiss point it out on the DVD commentary (season one was made available for purchase on March 6) for an episode, saying:
“George Bush’s head appears in a couple of beheading scenes, it’s not a choice, it’s not a political statement. We just had to use whatever heads we had lying around.”
HBO and the creators issued statements to apologize with the two creators continuing to explain that it was not an intentional blow against Bush as a president and that they didn’t even know it was being utilized. Continue reading “‘Game Of Thrones’ Beheaded And Piked George Bush”