Emilia Clarke Finally Reveals Who Left That Starbucks Cup On Set


| LAST UPDATE 07/12/2021

By Scarlett Adler

For one of the most successful television shows in living memory, some people still can't believe that a Starbucks cup was not only left in a GOT scene, but presumably also overlooked by so many editors in the process. It was a strange moment in television history.

But, what also left so many fans scratching their heads was; who actually left the infamous cup on the table? Emilia Clarke decided it was time disclose the info when speaking on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Clarke revealed that Conleth Hill, the actor who plays the wise eunuch Lord Varys, admitted guilt to her at a recent showbiz bash.

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"We had like a party before the Emmys recently, and Conleth, who plays Varys, who's sitting next to me in that scene, he pulls me aside and he's like, 'Emilia, I've got to tell you something. I've got to tell you something, love. The coffee cup was mine!'

"It was his! It was Conleth's coffee cup. He said so." So basically, Varys did it.