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Aaron Rodgers Is a ‘Recreation of Thrones’ Superfan. He Has Some Loopy Theories, Too

This piece was written in 2017 and Aaron Rodgers is talking about occasions throughout Season 7. 

Inexperienced Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is a Tremendous Bowl champion, a two-time NFL MVP, and one of many fittest athletes on the planet. However for as a lot of a famous person as he’s, Rodgers is rather like everybody else in a minimum of a method: He loves Recreation of Thrones.

The HBO collection is the most important tv present on the planet, and it’s solely gotten greater now that there are simply two seasons left. Season 7 finishes airing its seven episodes on August 27, whereas Season eight will encompass six episodes, airing in 2018 or 2019. UPDATE: Rodgers truly appeared on Recreation of Thrones Season eight.

Right here’s a take a look at his look:

Video of the cameo:

Aaron Rodgers cameo final night time in Recreation of Thrones

He had an excellent run pic.twitter.com/VWJ76YTHyJ

— Jac Collinsworth (@JacCollinsworth) Could 13, 2019

Right here’s a take a look at Rodgers behind the scenes:

Aaron Rodgers talks about his position in #GameOfThrones. “I used to be serving to a girl, who was injured… then the hell along with her I’m getting out of there.” 😂 pic.twitter.com/DcLFPDUrJH

— Lily Zhao (@LilySZhao) Could 13, 2019

Preparing:

Throughout 2017 coaching camp, Rodgers spoke with The Ringer about his love for the present, and dished on a number of the debates he has along with his teammates about all of the theories concerning what’s occurring in Westeros. Rodgers in contrast Thrones to a different present he was obsessive about, saying he finds the HBO collection to be “the primary present, to me, that has been as intriguing and as fascinating as Misplaced.”

Warning: SPOILERS will certainly observe.

Right here’s every part Rodgers mentioned about his love for Recreation of Thrones, and his favourite characters, theories, and moments of the present:

On his favourite characters:

“I’m an enormous Jon Snow fan. I like Arya, as a result of she’s again within the combine now. She’s sparring with Brienne of Tarth, which was a bizarre second, I believe, for Sansa,” Rodgers mentioned. “To see her little sister, who’s unimaginable—and now [Sansa] is aware of [Arya] has this record that [Sansa] thought [Arya] was joking about—however no, she’s most likely been going out and killing individuals.”

On his favourite theories—together with a very talked-about one which entails Jon Snow (Package Harington), Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke), and Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage):

“I believe that Jon Snow, Daenerys, and the Hand of the Queen [Tyrion Lannister]—I believe they’re all associated. Three dragons, three riders, three siblings,” Rodgers mentioned. “We all know from Bran, the Three-Eyed Raven, that Ned Stark was not Jon Snow’s father.  And that would make Daenerys and Jon [relatives]. After which Tyrion, we don’t know who his mom is, who Tywin slept with. The Mad King may need been his father, I believe there’s some type of relationship. At the least Jon Snow and Daenerys are going to be working collectively, and they’re mining the dragon glass.”

Need extra data on this Thrones idea? Take a look at this video or this explainer for the main points.

On Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey):

“Oh, I might like to see Cersei get her head whacked off,” Rodgers mentioned.

“I hope extra stuff occurs like what occurred in [“The Spoils of War”],” Rodgers mentioned. “Incredible episode, phenomenal writing.”

On why he loves Thrones as a lot as Misplaced and The Workplace, two of his previous favourite reveals:

“There are simply so many storylines, and it’s important to actually take note of sustain,” Rodgers says. “With these reveals, I’m dialed in and I actually wish to tie every part collectively. I like the [‘previously on’ recaps] to start out the episodes. It’s very fascinating stuff. I don’t like lots of people speaking throughout it; I’d reasonably watch alone. I simply love this present, and I wish to focus.”

On his favourite supporting characters:

“Jorah is again now within the combine,” Rodgers mentioned. “It’s nice.”

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