Emilia Clarke Was Drunk During Her ‘Sexiest Woman Alive’ Photo Shoot

Kaitlan Collins White House Correspondent

Emilia Clarke got drunk for her photo shoot when she was named Esquire’s “Sexiest Woman Alive.”

Emilia Clarke drunk for Esquire shoot

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The 29-year-old actress — who regularly strips down as Khaleesi on HBO’s “Game of Thrones” — said she was so nervous about stripping down that she needed a little liquid courage to help. (RELATED: This Topless Actress Was Just Named The ‘Sexiest Woman Alive’)

“That was a funny shoot,” Clarke said during an interview with Ellen DeGeneres. “Doing those kind of sex scenes on camera is one thing, but doing it as yourself, I need alcohol to do.”

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“They just kept giving me vodka,” she added. “That’s me, drunk. That’s me, Photoshopped and drunk.” (RELATED: This ‘Game Of Thrones’ Actress Says She’s Staying A Virgin Until Marriage)

You can watch Clarke on the sixth season of “Game of Thrones,” which premieres April 24.