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Playing Daenerys Targaryen In the HBO hit fantasy show Game of Thrones the eighth and last staf On April 14, the actress Emilia Clarke often seems invincible. But that's very different from the reality she lived behind the scenes while working on the series.
Clarke has written an emotional new essay for The New Yorker in which she reveals that she underwent two brain aneurysms that required an immediate survival operation.
The first was discovered after Clarke had a squeezing headache during exercise, followed by heavy vomiting in the bathroom of the locker room. Clarke describes what happened in the gym that day and writes, "I immediately felt like a rubber band squeezing my brain, I tried to ignore the pain and stick it out, but I could not." I told my coach, that I had to take a break Somehow almost crawling I reached the locker room, reached the bathroom, sank to my knees and became violent, seriously ill. what was wrong: my brain was damaged. "