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Emilia Clarke feared being fired from “Game of Thrones” after brain hemorrhage

The British actress Emilia Clarke feared being fired from ”Game of Thrones” after suffering a brain hemorrhage. It all happened when the now 37-year-old Daenerys Targaryen performer was working out in 2011, and although she returned to work shortly after, she was terrified of being removed from the fantasy series.

The star even thought that her bosses would not believe that she would be “capable” of continuing in production after her health problem.

“When you have a brain injury, because it alters your perception of yourself so dramatically, all the insecurities you have going into the workplace quadruple overnight,” she began in an interview with the magazine Big Issue.

“The first fear we all had was, ‘Oh my God, am I going to get fired? Am I going to be fired because they think I’m not capable of doing the job?’” she admitted.

Emilia – who suffered a second brain haemorrhage two years later – feared she would die due to the stress and pressure she was facing.

“Well, if I’m going to die, I might as well die on live TV,” he joked.

The actress felt “profoundly alone” following her medical episodes, which led her and her mother to found the charity SameYou in 2019 to develop better mental health recovery for those who suffer brain injuries.

“Having a chronic condition that diminishes your confidence in the one thing you feel is your reason for living is so debilitating and so lonely,” he said.

“One of the biggest things I felt with a brain injury was profound loneliness. This is what we are trying to overcome”, he highlighted.

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Source: CNN Brasil

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