Do you remember seeing a random Starbucks coffee cup during the final season of ‘Game of Thrones?’ It was during episode four (Last of the Starks) fans took notice of the famous and white-and-green cup and asked one another, ‘WTF?’




In a new interview, the show’s creators D.B. Weiss and David Benioff have come clean about the coffee-cup mistake.  David explains, “I think in Persian rugs it’s tradition that you make a little mistake when you’re making the rug because only God can do anything perfect, so for us I guess that was just our [mistake].”  D.B. then replied, “That’s why I put the coffee cup there… a conscious, concerted statement of our imperfection.”



And when talking about Emilia Clarke and Kit Harrington’s characters, David explained, “We’re concentrating so much on Daenerys and Jon Snow that we just didn’t see this coffee cup right in the middle.  So at first I couldn’t believe it, and then it was kind of embarrassment because, ‘How did we not see this coffee cup in the middle of the shot?'” 



At least David admits he can now laugh about the coffee cup, “And then, eventually, it was just kind of funny. This one is just a mistake, and it’s kind of funny to us now, you know?” 


While Sophie Turner chatted with Conan O’Brien and admitted to initially blaming Emilia, “The coffee cup was where Kit’s chair was. First I blamed it on Emilia, but I don’t think Emilia would do that. Kit is lazy and I think he would’ve done that.  It was in front of Kit’s chair and then obviously he moved, so this picture was taken and it looked like it was in my seat, but I wasn’t there either. It was Kit! It was 100 percent Kit.”



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