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Game of Thrones: Emilia Clarke's reaction to Kristen Wiig dressed as Khaleesi is now a meme

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Everyone loved Kristen Wiig’s impersonation of Emilia Clarke’s Game of Thrones character, Daenerys, on Wednesday night’s The Tonight Show—even the Mother of Dragons herself. 

The actress posted her reaction to seeing Wiig dressed in full Khaleesi garb (complete with a dragon perched on her shoulder) to her unverified Instagram account.


And while Clarke loved the gag, the Internet loved her reaction even more. Memes parodying Clarke’s pose began popping up all over the web, with the actress pointing up Tyrion’s nose, tickling baby dragons, and even as the belated Ned Stark. Sometimes, the Internet can be a wonderful place. 

For more memes of the EW cover girl, head over to Mashable.


UPDATE: This post has been revised since its original publication; an image that contained a written slur has been removed. EW regrets the oversight. Thank you to the commenter who pointed it out.