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‘Game of Thrones’ star Kit Harington claims he almost lost a body part while filming dragon scene

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‘Game of Thrones’ star Kit Harington claims he almost lost a body part while filming dragon scene

“Game of Thrones” star Kit Harington says he nearly lost his manhood — well, at least a part of it — while filming a wild scene in the Season 8 premiere.

Harington, who plays Jon Snow in the popular HBO show which began it’s eighth and final season on Sunday, revealed in a behind-the-scenes clip that almost lost his right testicle while filming the scene where his character rides one of Daenerys Targaryen’s (Emilia Clarke) dragons.

The actor, 32, explained he had to ride a mechanical bull-type machine that the show’s CGI professionals would later transform into a dragon. While Clarke has become accustomed to riding on the “buck,” Harington, on the other hand, has not.

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“Buck work is not easy,” he began. “I think what sums up the buck for me was there was a bit where Jon almost falls off. The dragon swings around really violently, like this, and my right ball got trapped, and I didn’t have time to say ‘Stop!’ And I was being swung around.”

“In my head, I thought, ‘This is how it ends, on this buck, swinging me around by my testicles, literally.’”

“Sorry. Probably too much information,” Harington added with a grin as people behind the camera began to giggle.

Thankfully, Harington remained intact.

In a separate interview, the actor revealed he was blown away by Clarke when he first met the “Mother of Dragons.”

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“I remember the first time I ever saw her,” Harrington told Esquire for the magazine’s cover story. “She came into the Fitzwilliam bar. I had been talking to Rich Madden at the bar and he went, ‘I’ve just met the new Daenerys. She’s gorgeous.’ And I was like, ‘Really? I haven’t met her yet.’ And then she came in and I saw her and was like, ‘Wow.’”

“She takes your breath away when she walks into a room, Emilia,” he added.

The first episode of the final season of was a record-breaker for the series and HBO. The 17.4 million viewers who watched Sunday’s episode either on TV or online represent a season-opening high for the fantasy saga.

Fox News’ Ann W. Schmidt and The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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Hoda Kotb shares family photo with newly adopted daughter Hope

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Hoda Kotb shared an adorable family photo to celebrate Easter on Sunday.

With bright-eyed smiles, the “Today” host’s 1.2 million followers got to see the happy family which included daughter Haley Joy, 2, and boyfriend Joel Schiffman, 61, who was seen bottle feeding newly adopted daughter Hope Catherine.

“This is us,” Kotb wrote in a simple, yet reflective caption about her family. Kotb has been in a relationship with New York financier Joel Schiffman for six years. In February 2017, Kotb announced that the couple adopted daughter Haley Joy—the first child for the 52-year-old co-host.

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Kotb also shared a picture of her mother, Sami, bottle feeding her newest granddaughter. Kotb wrote, “This makes me so happy… my mom filled with Hope.”

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Kotb initially hinted at the adoption of Hope with an Instagram post that stated, “Choose Hope.” Kotb eventually announced that she adopted Hope Catherine after she called in on the “Today” show last Tuesday.

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Justin Bieber joins Ariana Grande at Coachella for his first public performance in 2 years

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Justin Bieber joined Ariana Grande for a surprise duet at Coachella on Sunday, marking his first onstage performance in two years.

Grande kicked off her second headlining set at the music festival in Indio, Calif., on Sunday with several hits from her albums “Sweetener” and “thank u, next” before bringing out Bieber toward the end, People magazine reported.

“We thought it might be fun to do something for you guys,” Grande said before Bieber got on stage to perform his 2015 hit song “Sorry.”

“I haven’t been on stage in like two years. I came out here I had no idea I was going to be on stage tonight,” Bieber told the Coachella crowd. “So anyways this is my first time on stage in two years. I had to get my groove back, my swag back, you know what I’m saying? So, thank you so much, Coachella. Thank you so much, Ariana Grande. We love you so much, man. Thank you so much.”

“By the way, album coming soon,” he added.

Justin Bieber joined Ariana Grande on stage at Coachella on Sunday.

Justin Bieber joined Ariana Grande on stage at Coachella on Sunday.
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The “What Do You Mean?” singer also took to Twitter to thank Grande and Coachella.

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“Thank you @ArianaGrande . Thank you @coachella. That felt right. Love you,” the 25-year-old singer wrote.

Bieber last took the stage in July 2017 for his “Purpose” world tour, but he abruptly canceled the final 14 shows “after careful consideration.” He told “Vogue” in February that he decided to stop touring because he got “really depressed.”

“I haven’t talked about this, and I’m still processing so much stuff that I haven’t talked about. I was lonely. I needed some time,” he said.

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The singer, who got married to Hailey Baldwin in September, also wrote in an Instagram post last month that he was stepping away from music to focus on “repairing” some “deep rooted issues.”

“Music is very important to me but Nothing comes before my family and my health,” Bieber wrote in his post, before going on to promise his 106 million followers that he will return with a “kick a– album ASAP.”

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LeAnn Rimes, Eddie Cibrian celebrate ‘awkward’ Easter with Brandi Glanville

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LeAnn Rimes, Eddie Cibrian celebrate 'awkward' Easter with Brandi Glanville

LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian celebrated Easter with his ex-wife, Brandi Glanville, which was awkward 1 but not for why you’d think.

Rimes, 36, posted a selfie with Cibrian, 45, Glanville, 46, and Cibrian and Glanville’s sons, 15-year-old Mason and 12-year-old Jake.

“Happy Easter LovEs! Our awkward family Easter 🐣 photo/Christmas card?! Lol,” the “Blue” singer wrote. “Today has been a wonderful day. Many blessings to your family from all of us!”

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She added, “#easter #happyeaster#easter2019 #family#ifyoudonthavesomethingnicetosaypleasemoveon.”

Rimes was also quick to clarify, “*awkward – the way we are standing, not that we are all together. Not awkward at all. #clarity.”

The “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star also posted a photo from Easter, hers of Jake and Cibrian, writing, “Happy Easter hanging with the fam in the Bu, I can’t believe how much Jake looks like his dad!!!”

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Glanville, Cibrian and Rimes all get along now, but it took a while to get there.

Glanville and Cibrian divorced in 2009 after he embarked on an affair with Rimes while they filmed the Lifetime movie “Northern Lights.” Cibrian and Rimes married in 2011.

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Rimes and Glanville feuded for nearly a decade before calling a truce in spring 2018.

Glanville previously explained that she and Rimes had it out at a birthday party for one of her sons and decided to at least be civil with one another.

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“I always say if you can’t beat them, join them,” Glanville said. “She’s always going to post family photos, she’s always gonna say ‘my boys,’ she’s always gonna do that and I just have to accept it or I can continue to fight with her, which I don’t want to do.”

Fox News’ Mariah Haas contributed to this report.

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