Emilia Clarke not only did he approach death in his role as Daenerys Targaryen, but also lived critical moments in real life while recording Game of Thrones.
Daenerys Targaryen of the Storm, the unburnt, breaker of chains, mother of dragons, Khaleesi of the Dothraki, Queen of the Andals and the Rhoynar and the First Men, Mistress of the Seven Kingdoms and Protector of the Realm, nearly lose his life, but he still had many battles to fight.
Since 2011, in the middle of filming the most watched series at that time, the actress began to feel bad, but decided to fight in this battle in silence, only with the support of her family and the team of doctors who treated her. Here at De10.mx we tell you about the health problems Emilia Clarke has faced.
Emilia Clarke suffers an aneurysm while filming Game of Thrones
It was in 2019 when Emilia Clarke decided to tell about the health problems she faced during the famous HBO series.
(Photo: Angela Weiss / AFP)
As revealed to The New Yorker, she was not in her best condition during the recordings of the first seasons of the production. Revealed that had suffered two aneurysms while he was in the middle of filming.
The first incident happened in 2011, when Emilia Clarke was 24 years old and had just finished filming season 1 of the series. She was in the gym:
“I felt as if a rubber band had hit my head, a pain that rose uncontrollably in tone. An incredible pressure and suddenly I realized that I could not walk or stand, at that moment I knew I had brain damage, “he said.
The actress received immediate medical attention and the diagnosis was an aneurysm caused by bleeding around the brain. After emergency surgery, he woke up with excruciating pain and a tube down his throat. He had been left with a sequel called aphasia, which is an expressive and comprehensive language disorder, which altered his ability to communicate, so he was not even able to say his name. Fortunately, as the days passed, the aphasia disappeared, but they detected a second aneurysm.
After six weeks of recovery, the actress returned to work on the second season of Game of ThronesBut she felt insecure and weak, as well as a constant fear of dying at any moment.
Emilia Clarke showed CBS photos of her hospitalization. (Photo: CBS)
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A second aneurysm put Emilia Clarke’s life at risk again
In 2013, after filming the third season of Game of ThronesIn a routine visit for a medical check-up, it was discovered that the second aneurysm had already increased in size, so it was necessary to intervene surgically.
Emilia Clarke She was hospitalized and this time she had a closer to death experience. When he woke up from the operation, he was screaming in pain, as the procedure had failed. Had panic attacks, anxiety, and depression; her chances of survival were slim so they had to intervene again.
He spent a month in the hospital, in a painful recovery, but upon his return to the set, he was filled with energy and self-esteem, thanks to the personality and power that his character acquired.
Emilia Clarke at the hospita. (Photo: CBS)
Emilia Clarke’s anxiety attacks
The workload and the hard days of filming affected Emilia’s mental health, to the point of making her suffer from anxiety attacks, which can happen at any time.
During a podcast participation Table Manners, Clarke related that on one occasion it happened to him at an airport:
“I was walking in the airport when all of a sudden I started to feel bad. I was having an anxiety attack due to my general exhaustion. I was alone, talking on the phone with my mother and I told her crying: ‘I can’t breathe, I’m not feeling well,’ “she said.
Despite her health condition, a fan approached the 34-year-old actress to ask for a selfie:
“At the time, I was crying my eyes out and a guy came up asking me if we could take a selfie. I kept telling him that I was sorry, but that I couldn’t breathe. It has been for moments like those, in which I don’t know how to react ”, he narrated.
That is why the actress who gave life to Daenerys Targaryen, made the decision not to take more photos with her followers.
Today the 34-year-old actress has recovered part of her health and has continued to work in multiple film and TV productions, the most recent being that Emilia Clarke will be part of the Marvel Universe with a participation, still secret, in the series Secret Invasion.
(Photo: Evan Agostini / AP)
With information from The New Yorker and El Universal
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