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Stephen Colbert and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Talk About How Game of Thrones’ Female Characters ‘Get to Chop Up People’

Stephen Colbert, Game of Thrones fan, talked with Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Game of Thrones actor, about the show’s female characters, a topic that never ceases to be ripe for talk show conversation and subsequent news posts. Colbert asked Coster-Waldau if he’s surprised by the show’s vast female audience, since there’s a lot of blood and guts and stuff. Coster-Waldau said no, because the show has many strong female characters. Colbert said the show “is a breakthrough cause [the women] get to chop up people.” In case you’re wondering who might get chopped up this season, here’s a nifty algorithm to help you guess. Need a refresher before the season premiere? Here ya go.

Colbert and GoT Creator Talk Female Characters