Pedro Pascal is one of the most in-demand actors in the entertainment industry. He has been part of several high-grossing TV series and movies, having been shot to fame in a short span of time. He is famous for his top-rated series, The Last of Us, and the Star Wars series, The Mandalorian. However, even before leading these super successful shows, the actor has a promising role in the most loved show, Game of Thrones.
Among the most popular scenes from David Benioff and D. B. Weiss’s HBO series, there is one that depicts the death of Pedro Pascal’s character in a duel. The actor opened up in an interview about the viral scene.
Pedro Pascal’s gory death scene in Game of Thrones
The Narcos fame earlier came to fans’ notice with his charm in season 4 of the show, Game of Thrones. He played the role of Oberyn Martell of Westeros. Among all his scenes in the seven-episode run of the actor, it was the barbaric death scene that went viral. The character’s eyes were gouged out by his opponent Gregor Clegane aka The Mountain, in a duel.
After the show, Pedro Pascal became popular for the scene, and numerous fans took selfies with him as they put their thumbs on his eyes. The actor shared in an interview that because of these selfies, he once got an eye infection.
Talking to The Hollywood Reporter, the actor shared,
“I remember, earlier on, because of Game of Thrones and the way my character died — speaking of touching — people were super into taking selfies with their thumbs in my eyes.”
“And at first, I was so earnest and happy about the success of the character in the show, I’d let them! And then I remember getting a bit of an eye infection.”
Pedro Pascal was part of a few episodes of Game of Thrones in 2014.
Fans react to Pedro Pascal’s revelation about eye infection due to selfies
The recent interview with The Last of Us actor led to some interesting revelations by the star. Since the interview went viral, fans of Pascal re-started talking about the barbaric eye-gouging scene from Game of Thrones. Some fans shared that it is one of the creepiest scenes from the series, and never want to see it again. Others shared they felt terrible for the actor as he got an eye infection due to the selfies with fans.
The tweets are as follows-
Pedro Pascal says he got an eye infection after letting many fans take “selfies with their thumbs in my eyes” following his role in ‘GAME OF THRONES’.
— DiscussingFilm (@DiscussingFilm) May 28, 2023
The fans: pic.twitter.com/mpeSARZX45
— Victor Morales (@SirRegio) May 28, 2023
I can‘t ever watch this scene again. Saw it once and that was enough. Not because it disgusts me or anything but because he was literally my most favorite character who died in such an undeserving way. I hate this scene from the bottom of my heart.
— Wruthe (@WrutheHilbert) May 28, 2023
No way im lettin strangers put there thumbs near my eyes for a pic pic.twitter.com/5xncBDPX9m
— DruLIVE (@dru_live) May 28, 2023
His poor eyeball pic.twitter.com/m4FQwnAxNl
— 💙🦂Scorpiogirl2🦂💙 (@NellyBelle3379) May 28, 2023
i get it Pedro is a nice guy and all but why would you ever let people do that to you 😭
— BigBossSimphony (@irwinfan64) May 28, 2023
Pedro Pascal was last seen in The Last of Us Season 1 and The Mandalorian Season 3.
Pedro Pascal’s $2.28 billion grossing show Game of Thrones is streaming on HBO Max.