In an A-list charity auction last Saturday, Hollywood actor Brad Pitt placed a $120,000-bid to watch an episode of HBO’s top-rating fantasy series, “Game of Thrones,” with one of the show’s lead stars, Emilia Clarke. Although the amount he offered was massive, he was apparently outbid by another auction-goer who closed the bid at $160,000.
Sean Penn’s yearly charity event went down last weekend At the Milk Studios in Los Angeles to benefit Haiti. Famous Hollywood stars were present during the event as one of the night’s main item for auction was an exclusive “GOT” episode preview experience with Emilia Clarke, who plays the character of Daenerys Targaryen. Kit Harington who, plays Jon Snow of the same TV series was also present but was missing in action during the start of the “GOT” bid.
Brad Pitt just placed a bid of $120,000 in an auction to watch a “Game of Thrones” episode with Emilia Clarke.
According to reports, the “Game of Thrones” auction began with a starting bid of $20,000. The offers escalated quickly with Pitt dropping his initial bid of $80,000. He later outbid himself to $90,000. But when Harington stepped back into the room and suggested to also sit in during the episode viewing, the A-lister raised his offer to an overwhelming $120,000.
Lead cast Emilia Clarke and Kit Harrington were present during the Sean Penn’s auction event for this year.
However, an unknown bidder took home the ticket of going on a special “Game of Thrones” episode viewing with Clarke and Harington. The bidder won over Pitt by $40,000.
Other celebrities who supported the cause for the J/P HRO & Disaster Relief Organizations were Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Lena Dunham, Jason Segel, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Patricia Arquette, Mark Burnett, Connie Britton and Roma Downey among others. Leonardo DiCaprio also attended and was given recognition for his stints in combating climate change.
An unnamed bidder won the “GOT” date with Emilia Clarke at a whopping $160,000.
The charity gathered over $3 million by the middle of the auction event and collected a significantly higher sum towards the end of the night. Auction on paintings created by artist Josh Smith also went down where DiCaprio bid $80,000 for the first piece. Clarke won the artwork, though, at $90,000. A second Smith painting was brought to auction where DiCaprio already ended as the winner of the item.
HBO Confirms Game Of Thrones Final Season for 2019
2019 can’t come soon enough!
If you are an avid fan of Game of Thrones, we’ve got news for you. HBO has officially confirmed that the long-running fantasy series will be returning for its eighth and final season this coming 2019.
According to the announcement, the latest season will be comprised of six episodes. Naturally, fans of the show are excited to watch what will happen within those episodes.
Well one thing's for sure - 2019 can’t come soon enough!
Directors and writers have been named for Game of Thrones Season 8.
5 Intense Movie Demise That Just Couldn’t Happen In Real Life
Because Hollywood is fond of sensationalizing things, even deaths.
There are a lot of factors that keep us fascinated with certain movies. For example, we may like them for the compelling characters and interesting storyline. Heck, even the scenes themselves are enough to keep us stirred for the whole duration. Apparently, some of us are more intrigued with scenes that involve deaths.
However, you may be shocked to know that most of these death scenes are a complete nonsense. They may look real and stunning, but in reality, they would not work in the real world. And there is nothing wrong with it - movies are a work of fiction after all.
We here at Elite Readers thought of sharing to you 5 movie death scenes that are just impossible to happen in the real world. They are all listed below!
#5. Freezing Somebody with Liquid Nitrogen
15 Hilarious Cosplays That Totally Stood Out From The Crowd
Some cosplays are so bad, they’re actually good!
With numerous pop culture events out there in the world today, cosplaying has become really mainstream – and that’s actually a good thing. People love dressing up as their favorite characters, not merely because it’s fun but also to showcase their creativity.
Besides, wearing costumes is just half the battle. Most cosplayers spend a lot of time and money creating their own suits, turning their fantasies into reality. Attend any comic convention and you’ll easily spot many excellent cosplayers!
And then, of course, there are those terrible ones. As you will see on the following images below, some cosplays are so bad, they’re actually good – in a very hilarious way, at least.
Go scroll down below to see for yourself – and prepare to have a hearty laugh!...