HBO Digitally Removes Coffee Cup from ‘Game of Thrones,’ But the North Remembers
The “Game of Thrones” coffee cup seen around the world is officially no more, as HBO has digitally removed the cup that found its way into a scene in the final season’s fourth episode, “The Last of the Starks.” The paper to-go cup was seen on a table in front of Daenerys Targaryen as she sat down and nervously watched Tormund shower Jon Snow in praise during a celebration after the Battle of Winterfell.
The cup went viral across the internet, prompting a humorous response from HBO itself.“The latte that appeared in the episode was a mistake,” a spokeswoman for HBO said in a statement.
“Daenerys had ordered an herbal tea.”While many initially believed the cup was from Starbucks (the company itself even got in on the fun on social media), a source close to the show confirmed to the Wall Street Journal the coffee cup was actually from craft services.
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