“Game of Thrones: Hillary Clinton compares herself to Cersei Lannister
In Hilary Clinton’s new book ‘What Happened,’ the former presidential candidate compares herself to “Game of Thrones’ Cersei Lannister.
Hillary’ Clinton’s new memoir, “What Happened” was released on September 12, 2017, and is drawing enough attention because of a particular reference to “Game of Thrones.” one particular pop-culture reference.
In the book, the former Democratic candidate drew an analogy between herself and the ruthless and powerful Cersei in “Game of Thrones.”
She made this comparison while referring to her treatment at the hands of Trump supporters after it was revealed that she used her private email servers while secretary of state.
“Crowds at Trump rallies called for my imprisonment more times than I can count. They shouted, ‘Guilty! Guilty!’ like the religious zealots in Game of Thrones chanting ‘Shame! Shame!’ while Cersei Lannister walked back to the Red Keep,” she wrote.
Cersei Lannister is the current queen of the seven kingdoms on the HBO hit show. During the infamous walk of shame scene, Cersei was forced to confess sleeping with her cousin to the High Sparrow.
To atone for these sins, she was forced to walk naked in public.
In the book, Clinton also makes reference to “The Handmaid’s Tale” writer Margaret Atwood, and author Mary Beard. punch