Not finding much success until her casting in Game of Thrones, Emilia Clarke became one of the most famous celebrities, enduring even after the end of the series. She played Daenerys Stormborn, a descendant of the House Targaryen.
She also became a part of the Terminator and Star Wars franchise, becoming a highly-sought after actor since the end of Game of Thrones. She played Sarah Conner in Terminator Genisys and Qi’ra in Solo: A Star Wars Story.
Emilia Clarke joins auction for Haitian relief
Hosted by CORE (Community Organized Relief Effort), an organization founded by actor Sean Penn and philanthropist Sanela Diana Jenkins. The silent auction was attended by many high-profile celebrities such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Jason Segel.
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The event ended up raising a record $37 million to help rehabilitate the victims of the 2010 earthquake that devastated Haiti. Joining the auction with Kit Harington, Emilia Clarke auctioned the opportunity to watch a Game of Thrones episode on Saturday night with the highest bidder.
Brad Pitt bid on Khaleesi?
Starting off at $20,000, the bid end up reaching a whopping $160,000. Surprising everyone, including Clarke, Brad Pitt bid on her, before capping off at $120,000 as he was outbid by a mystery man.
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Since his messy divorce from Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt is rumored to be dating M.I.T. professor Neri Oxman. After his bidding became public, many fans theorized a possible spark between the actor and Emilia Clarke.
Describing her experience on The Graham Norton Show, she called it the “best night of her life.” She later went to outbid Leonardo DiCaprio’s $80,000 on a painting by artist Josh Smith, by acquiring the painting for $90,000 that very night.
Source: Vanity Fair