Game of Thrones's Gwendoline Christie Warns We'll All Need Therapy When the Show Ends

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Helen Sloan, HBO

Although the stars of Game of Thrones have been sworn to secrecy about the final season, many of the cast and crew have accidentally let a few things slip as to what we can expect—at least emotionally.

Hannah Murray, who plays Gilly, said Season 8 is “not like a fairytale happy ending.” Lena Headey, who plays Cersei Lannister, admitted that “everyone cried at one point” (Kit Harington, a.k.a. Jon Snow, cried twice). And Emilia Clarke, who plays Daenerys Targaryen, thinks the finale will divide fans—an opinion she shares with co-star Sophie Turner, who plays Sansa Stark. So while we may not know who's going to live or die, we should at least be prepared to stock up on some tissues. And, if Gwendoline Christie is right, you may want to pre-book an appointment with a therapist.

Christie, who plays Brienne of Tarth, believes that Season 8 could be extremely emotional for some fans. "You're going to need therapy," she boldly told E! News at the premiere of Robert Zemeckis's Welcome to Marwen, in which she stars alongside Steve Carell, Janelle Monáe, and Eiza González. "I think just the show ending is going to send all of the world into professional help."

"I think it's going to make me incredibly emotional," Christie continued. "We're all emotional about the fact that this is the end, and this is the end of something incredibly significant for all of us, and it's been a truly incredible thing to be a part of."

Although we will soon see the end of Game of Thrones, the exploration of Westeros is far from over. The prequel series, rumored to be called The Long Night, begins filming in early 2019. In the meantime, the final season of Game of Thrones will premiere in April 2019.

Amazon's Under-the-Radar Coupon Page Features Deals on Home Goods, Electronics, and Groceries

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Now that Prime Day is over, and with Black Friday and Cyber Monday still a few weeks away, online deals may seem harder to come by. And while it can be a hassle to scour the internet for promo codes, buy-one-get-one deals, and flash sales, Amazon actually has an extensive coupon page you might not know about that features deals to look through every day.

As pointed out by People, the coupon page breaks deals down by categories, like electronics, home & kitchen, and groceries (the coupons even work with SNAP benefits). Since most of the deals revolve around the essentials, it's easy to stock up on items like Cottonelle toilet paper, Tide Pods, Cascade dishwasher detergent, and a 50 pack of surgical masks whenever you're running low.

But the low prices don't just stop at necessities. If you’re looking for the best deal on headphones, all you have to do is go to the electronics coupon page and it will bring up a deal on these COWIN E7 PRO noise-canceling headphones, which are now $80, thanks to a $10 coupon you could have missed.

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Larry David Shared His Favorite Episode of Seinfeld

Larry David at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2009.
Larry David at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2009.
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Last week, Seth Meyers hosted a virtual Seinfeld reunion with Larry David, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and Jason Alexander to benefit Texas Democrats. Amid all the other reminiscing, the sitcom veterans got to talking about their favorite episodes of the show.

Louis-Dreyfus answered with “The Soup Nazi,” in which her character Elaine inadvertently causes the greatest (and most high-strung) soup chef in town to shut down his shop. For Alexander, it was “The Marine Biologist,” where his character George masquerades as a marine biologist on a date and ends up rescuing a beached whale.

Larry David’s response, “The Contest,” generated almost as much conversation as the episode itself did when it aired during season 4. In it, the show’s four main characters compete to see who can abstain from self-pleasure the longest, proving themselves to be the “master of their domain.” Though the actors managed to skirt around the word masturbation for the entire episode, the concept was still pretty provocative for network television.

“This one, I didn’t even put on the board because I didn’t want them asking. I just wanted them to come and see the read-through,” David said, as InsideHook reports. “[When they did] I had worked myself up into a lather because the read-through really went great. I was watching [the network executives] and I couldn’t tell how much they liked it. But I was ready to pack the whole thing in if they didn’t let us do this show: ‘I’m quitting. I’m quitting. I’m gonna quit.’ Fortunately, they didn’t say a word. I was shocked.”

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Louis-Dreyfus’s trepidation about the episode lasted through the shoot. “When we were making this episode, I was convinced we were going to be shut down. I was convinced that the network was going to come in and say, ‘This is not going to work out,’” she said. Needless to say, they never did, and Louis-Dreyfus now looks back on Elaine’s participation in the contest as “a very important cultural moment for women.”

David went on to explain that “The Contest” not only helped popularize Seinfeld among viewers, but it also helped its creators carry more clout in the industry. “That show changed something about how we were perceived in television land,” he said. “It really catapulted us to another place. It moved us to another level, I think.”

[h/t InsideHook]