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Liam Cunningham Reveals The One Thing He Fought 'Game of Thrones' Creative Team On

Liam Cunningham Reveals The One Thing He Fought 'Game of Thrones' Creative Team On

Liam Cunningham completely shut down one possible storyline in Game of Thrones.

The 59-year-old actor, who portrayed Ser Davos Seaworth, revealed that there was a pitch that Davos would develop a crush on Missandei of Naath, played by Nathalie Emmanuel.

“There’s a streak in [showrunner David] Benioff that’s willful,” he shared with Insider in a new interview. “He likes to stir the shit. When we first meet Daenerys, Benioff and [director Mark Mylod] wanted Davos to have a crush on Missandei. And I fought them. I’m not f***ing doing it.”

Liam continued, explaining why he fought them: “It’s the only thing I ever stood up to them on. The woman is a goddess, but with Davos’ history with Lyanna Mormont and Shireen, you can’t have him getting the hots for a young woman.”

If you don’t know, Lyanna Mormont and Shireen were two pre-teen girls that Davos became a mentor figure for over the course of the series.

“You’re not undoing my hard work engendering the sympathy of the audience to have him be a perv,” he said he told the creative team about the pitch.

Just recently, another star called out this big scene involving Daenerys. See what they said here…

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