Jason Momoa Apologizes For His ‘Truly Tasteless’ Rape Joke At ‘Game Of Thrones’ Comic-Con Panel: ‘Severely Disappointed In Myself’

ET Canada | 10/12/2017 | Staff
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A disturbing clip of Game of Thrones actor Jason Momoa from Comic Con 2011 is making the rounds on Twitter Thursday, in which he said he loved working on the show because he got to “rape beautiful women.”

The clip surfaced in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, where the Hollywood producer has been accused by nearly 30 women of sexual misconduct.

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“As far as sci-fi and fantasy, the genre, there’s so many things you can do [with it],” Momoa can be heard saying.

He continued: “Rip someone’s tongue out of their throat and get away with it, rape beautiful women.”

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The audience laughed at Momoa’s comment, while those on stage with him appeared to hang their heads in embarrassment at the rape comment.

Many people took to Twitter to criticize the actor for his comment.

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Some people came to the Game of Thrones actor’s defence.

Other people on the social media platform began to compare Momoa’s behaviour to Ben Affleck’s, who was called out for his own inappropriate behaviour after condemning Weinstein on Twitter.

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