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In Defense of Cersei Lannister

Original story at Vulture• 4 mentions • 2 months ago

Vulture 2 months ago

Like most characters on Game of Thrones, Cersei Lannister has done a lot of terrible things. She enabled horrific acts by her sociopathic son, Joffrey; she slept with her brother, Jaime; and worst of all, she blew up an awful lot of people and a significant chunk of King’s Landing in last season’s explosive finale. But even before her decision to reduce her foes and hundreds of innocents to rubble, she was often reviled as one of the most deplorable villains on the show. Cersei’s notoriety is notable in a series where nearly every significant character has committed at least ...
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15 Jul
New York Magazine @NYMag
A defense of Cersei Lannister, who is too often reviled as one of the most deplorable villains on #GameofThrones https://t.co/bowiccmhBT
14 Jul
Leah 🌤 @leahculver
Hot take: Cersei has sat on the Iron Throne the whole time. #TeamCersei #GameOfThrones https://t.co/r7Ze3baowh
14 Jul
Vulture @vulture
The perception that Cersei is especially villainous is at odds with how actor Lena Headey approaches the character https://t.co/6GWFOqog0Z