"The fact that [my grandmother] had to hide her skin color, essentially, and try desperately to fit in with everyone else must've been incredibly hard", the 31-year-old actress said. The HBO series is rapidly approaching its final season, and while the show itself has not totally wrapped production, Clarke has filmed her final scenes as Daenerys Targaryen.More news: Serena Williams, Venus Williams to team up in doubles at French Open
As you may already know, the show's last season is still being shot, and it's not set to air before next year.
The actress appeared on Good Morning America today and was sporting a much shorter 'do than we're used to.More news: Eminem dating Nicki Minaj, she confirms in Instagram post
The film and TV star added that there were "a number of pinch me" moments on set. "They've cleared the schedule, I'm getting the full (back tattoo)".
Her time on Game Of Thrones is coming to an end as work continues on the final season of the show. But war is dirty, and now that she's reached the mainland and is playing opposite cunning characters like Cersei, maybe she'll end up becoming a more villainous presence. Indeed, the interview reveals that Clarke was "relieved" by the film's failure, since it meant she would not have to return for any sequels. The actress doesn't go into detail, but what she says is pretty intriguing. My guess: she turns into a dragon and absolutely eats Jon Snow. "When it was good news, I just started screaming and he started screaming".More news: Tips to save money as gas prices soar
While most fans are disappointed and will most likely be going through Westeros withdrawals waiting until 2019 for Game of Thrones final season, from what Clarke has hinted at it seems it will all be worth the wait. Clarke was very happy with Howard's work, and offered this vague, cheerfully vulgar comment on why the switch happened: "When it comes to that amount of money, you're nearly waiting for that to happen". So I think that's cool. You all owe me $20 if this happens.