HBO's 'Game Of Thrones' Puts George W. Bush's Head On A Stick

Thu, June 14, 2012 9:12pm EDT by 6 Comments
George W. Bush Game Of Thrones Head

On the DVD commentary for ‘Game of Thrones’, creators admit to using a likeness of George W. Bush for a decapitated head on a stick! Are you shocked?

Game of Thrones is a bloody, ruthless show, dispatching of characters left and right. But what on earth is former President George W. Bush’s head doing on a stick in one scene?

While recording the commentary for the DVD release of season one, the show creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss admitted that the face appears in the scene where young Sansa is shown her father’s decapitated head on a stick, amongst a row of others.

“It’s not a choice, not a political statement!” one of the writers says during the commentary. “We just had to use what heads we had around.”

The creators released a statement once news of this broke, explaining further: “We use a lot of prosthetic body parts on the show: heads, arms, etc. We can’t afford to have these all made from scratch…so we rent them in bulk. After the scene was already shot, someone pointed out that one of the heads looked like George W. Bush. In the DVD commentary, we mentioned this, though we should not have. We meant no disrespect to the former President and apologize if anything we said or did suggested otherwise.”

HBO also released an apologetic statement, saying that they found it to be in very poor taste and would have the likeness removed from any future DVD production.

What do you think, HollywoodLifers? Are YOU shocked this happened?

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Michael Harlow (@MikeHarlow63)

Posted at 5:51 PM on March 18, 2013  

I think Obama looks strikingly like Frank Marshall Davis, a carded member of the Communist Party USA. Davis lived in Chicago as well, and in fact knew Obama when he was a young man in Hawaii. He knew Obama’s mother and grandfather pretty well.

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Mr. Grammar/SpellCkr (@SnoBurd)

Posted at 10:13 AM on March 18, 2013  

Well, a lot of people out here in the 57 States of America think Obama is the anti-Christ. So it fits.

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A Johnson

Posted at 6:24 PM on June 15, 2012  

What bs! Guess I won’t be watching this show anymore. I don’t care whether you like him or not, that is totally disrespectful and uncalled for! He is, after all, someone’s Husband, Father, Son, etc. I’m so sick of the entertainment industry acting like they care so much about people and that conservatives do not. This is a perfect example of how much they respect people and if you don’t respect people, you won’t really care about them either.
They are all hat and no cattle!!!

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dumas1000

Posted at 7:25 AM on June 15, 2012  

They should’ve put a jalapeño on a stick instead.

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kaper

Posted at 6:32 AM on June 15, 2012  

That looks like Howard Stern.

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oh dear

Posted at 5:46 AM on June 15, 2012  

i dont watch that show but this sounds hilarious.
they just happened to have a bush head lying around hahahhaa love it!

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