1,000,000 + Attorneys and Legal Staff - Legal employers hire more people on LawCrossing than any other site.
Dykema Grabs Product Liability Superstar
Dykema Grabs Product Liability Superstar
Iowa Bar Association Considers Lifting Bar Exam Requirement for Lawyers
Iowa Bar Association Considers Lifting Bar Exam Requirement for Lawyer...
Goldman Sachs Will Pay $1.1 Billion For Fraudulent Practices
Goldman Sachs Will Pay $1.1 Billion For Fraudulent Practices
10 Biggest Career Mistakes Big Law Attorneys Make
10 Biggest Career Mistakes Big Law Attorneys Make
Job Listings

Head of President Bush Appears in ‘Game of Thrones’

If anyone wanted to see former President George W. Bush’s head on a stake, your time has come because ‘Game of Thrones’ has done so. The show airs on HBO and in the tenth episode of the first season, Bush’s head appears on a stake in King’s Landing. The head is not alone as there are many more decorating King’s Landing. The reason for this is that King Joffrey wanted to warn anyone wishing to cross him that he should not be messed with.

If you watch the commentary on the DVD for season one of ‘Game of Thrones,’ the show’s creators David Beinoff and D.B. Weiss explained why Bush’s head appears on a stake. “George Bush’s head appears in a couple beheading scenes. It’s not a choice. It’s not a political statement. It’s just we had to use whatever heads we had around.”

In the clip in this post, King Joffrey explains who the heads belong to but he does not ever reach the head of Bush. HBO released the following statement:

“We were deeply dismayed to see this and find it unacceptable, disrespectful and in very bad taste … We are sorry this happened and will have it removed from any future DVD production.”

What

 job title, keywords

Where

 city, state, zip



Get JD Journal in Your Mail
Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!


Benioff and Weiss said: “We can’t afford to have [prosthetic body parts] made from scratch, especially in scenes where we need a lot of them, so we rent them in bulk. After the scene was already shot, someone pointed out that one of the heads looked like George W. Bush … We meant no disrespect to the former President and apologize if anything we said or did suggested otherwise.”

Head of President Bush Appears in 'Game of Thrones' by

Tagged: , ,

Posted by on June 15, 2012. Filed under Home. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

 

 

Job of the Day
Medical Malpractice Defense Associate
USA-NY-White Plains

Our client is currently seeking a Defense Medical Malpractice Associate with the following: JD from an accredited law school Must be admitted to practice in the state of New York 2-...