Emilia Clarke and Jason Momoa Have the Time of Their Lives in This ‘Dirty Dancing' Meets ‘Game of Thrones' Reenactment

Something we never would’ve called: that the great Khal Drogo would take pointers from Patrick Swayze (although, we always knew he had a soft spot deep down).

Emilia Clarke, aka Daenerys Targaryen from HBO’s Game of Thrones, posted a picture of the infamous “dance lift” from the 1987 movie Dirty Dancing with her former (or, according to some fan theories, not so former?) co-star Jason Momoa (Khal Drogo), and we’ve had the time of our lives getting to watch this friendship blossom. (Sorry, had to.)

Clarke’s caption (and hashtags) says it all (especially calling out the fact that Drogo is sitting and still taller than most people): “FYI…This is the closest you’ll ever get to me attempting ‘that lift’ from dirty dancing. Yes, my man is sitting. Yes, there’s no lake. And yes, I have no idea I’m NOT being raised above his head. (Id like to take a moment to thank alcohol for giving me courage to attempt this. Ever.)”

There you have it, folks: No one puts Dany in a corner.

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Roberta Fiorito

Senior Editor, Branded Content + Cohost, Royally Obsessed Podcast

In her 8 years at Gallery Media Group, Roberta has written about fashion, beauty, news, trends and the royal family. She is currently Senior Editor of Branded Content at...
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