Advertisement

Taylor Swift related to a ‘Game Of Thrones’ character

Advertisement

Singer Taylor Swift says that she "related" to the murderous and powerful Daenerys Targaryen in the popular show "Game Of Thrones".

Swift said she was especially fond of the Mother of Dragons played by actress Emilia Clarke because she connected with her battle to 'maintain' power, reports "dailymail.co.uk".

Also Read: Taylor Swift expresses 'LOVER'

Advertisement

When making a comparison between her own life and that of the character, she told "Rolling Stone": "I've also tried very hard – and this is one thing I regret – to convince people that I wasn't the one holding the puppet strings of my marketing existence, or the fact that I sit in a conference room several times a week and come up with these ideas.

"I felt for a very long time that people don't want to think of a woman in music who isn't just a happy, talented accident.

Advertisement

"People love new female artistes so much because they're able to explain that woman's success. There's an easy trajectory. Look at the 'Game of Thrones' finale. I specifically really related to Daenerys' storyline because for me it portrayed that it is a lot easier for a woman to attain power than to maintain it."

Of course, Swift acknowledges Daenerys isn't necessarily a good character. given the several killings she gets done throughout the series. When this aspect of Daenerys' character was mentioned, Swift said her observation was a "total metaphor".

Advertisement

She added: "It's a total metaphor! Like, obviously I didn't want Daenerys to become that kind of character, but in taking away what I chose to take away from it, I thought maybe they're trying to portray her climbing the ladder to the top was a lot easier than maintaining it, because for me, the times when I felt like I was going insane was when I was trying to maintain my career in the same way that I ascended.

"It's easier to get power than to keep it. It's easier to get acclaim than to keep it. It's easier to get attention than to keep it."

She also appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.

Advertisement

RELATED POSTS

Advertisement

UPDATES

Ekta Kapoor confirms end of Naagin 4, to be back with season 5 immediately

Ekta Kapoor on Thursday confirmed that the show "Naagin 4" will soon end, but she plans to be immediately back with the fifth season.

Parineeti Chopra reminisces days of no social distancing

Amid lockdown, actress Parineeti Chopra is missing the days of no social distancing

Mahesh Babu's workout regime leaves wife Namrata in awe

Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu has been spending a lot of his time exercising during the lockdown, and his wife, actress Namrata Shirodkar, is clearly impressed.

Kajol tries to decode art of taking a selfie

Actress Kajol is using her lockdown hours to decode the art of taking a selfie.

Here’s how Mohsin Khan celebrated his parents’ anniversary

TV heartthrob Mohsin Khan is very close to his family. Whenever he gets time from his busy schedule, he tries to spend...
Advertisement
Advertisement