Jason Momoa Rugby Tackled Emilia Clarke To the Ground on Their First Meeting For 1 Wholesome Reason

Jason Momoa had a bizzare way of greeting Emilia Clarke during their first meeting

Jason Momoa Rugby Tackled Emilia Clarke To the Ground on Their First Meeting For 1 Wholesome Reason


  • Jason Momoa is one of the most wholesome actors in all of Hollywood
  • His role as Khal Drogo in Game of Thrones made him a worldwide sensation
  • Jason Momoa also had a very interesting greeting for Emilia Clarke when they first met
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Game of Thrones is certainly one of the biggest shows in the history of television and its influence can be seen even now in various mediums. It also launched the careers of many Hollywood stars, which especially includes Jason Momoa. In fact, he even rugby-tackled Emilie Clarke when they first met for an unexpectedly wholesome reason.


In case you didn’t know, Jason Momoa is considered one of the most delightful and nicest people in all of Hollywood, who is viewed as a ray of sunshine. All of his co-stars love talking to him and it is not hard to see why.


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Jason Momoa and Emilia Clarke in Game of Thrones

What Was Jason Momoa’s Role In Game of Thrones?

Jason Momoa portrayed the role of Khal Drogo, who traded his Dothraki army for an arranged marriage to Daenerys Targaryen, portrayed by Emilia Clarke. Drogo was a ruthless Dothraki warlord who killed innocent people all the time and never had many words to say.

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Jason Momoa as Khal Drogo

Jason Momoa became one of the show’s most popular characters, as his relationship with Emilia Clarke developed throughout Season 1. However, Khal Drogo ultimately died from an infected sword wound just before the conclusion of the first season – leaving Daenerys Targaryen all alone.

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Jason Momoa Had A Very Interesting First Interaction With Emilia Clark

Jason Momoa and Emilia Clarke share a very deep and personal bond after getting close while shooting Game of Thrones. After all, they went through hell together throughout the filming of the series.

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A scene from Game of Thrones (2011-2019)

According to IMDB‘s trivia page for the show, when Jason Momoa met Emilia Clarke for the first time, he rugby tackled her to the floor of the Belfast hotel yelling “WIFEY”. Therefore it is apparent the two always had a wholesome relationship for a very good reason.


We will have to wait and see whether Jason Momoa and Emilia Clarke will work together again in a major film or TV series, as fans would definitely love to see that happen in the future – one way or the other.

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Written by Subhojeet Mookherjee

Subhojeet Mookherjee is a Freelance Entertainment Writer for FandomWire. A lover and expert in all things movies, games, TV shows, music and more. I've been in the writing business for over five years now, covering various topics all over the world. I love engaging in deep conversations with like-minded people.