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

Kaitlan Collins White House Correspondent
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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.