Carice van Houten slams ‘ungrateful’ followers for hating finale&
Actor Carice van Houten says she beloved the ending of Game of Thrones and believes it was “ungrateful” of followers to criticise the collection finale for not being what they had been anticipating. The Dutch star performed the function of the Red Woman Melisandre throughout seven seasons of the epic HBO fantasy present, which resulted in May 2019. Van Houten believes the criticism of the collection finale was a “sign of how good the show was”.
“The fact that some people were so disappointed is because everything before that was so good. So it feels a bit ungrateful. You’ve had such great times and then yeah, you’re going to be disappointed because it’s not going to go exactly how you anticipated,” the 43-year-old actor instructed Insider.
Van Houten additional stated she favored the finale, by which Isaac Hempstead Wright’s Bran Stark was introduced because the chosen chief to rule the Westeros. “I loved the ending. I loved the randomness of just picking a king. That’s why I loved the first season, the guy who actually was king (Robert Baratheon played by Mark Addy), didn’t want to be king, so we already got a lesson in the beginning: ‘Why are you striving for that sort of power when, obviously, it doesn’t make you happy?'” she stated.
The actor additionally talked concerning the fan petition that urged HBO to make a brand new remaining season of the present with new writers changing showrunners David Benioff and Dan B Weiss.
“People sometimes take it too far and get too personal, but I can’t take that seriously. I just thought it’s people being really emotional about this show. It just always amazes me how people can go behind their computer and just type ‘die b***h die,’ I’m fascinated by that human psyche,” Van Houten stated.
“That’s beyond fandom. That’s extremism. That’s scary. Knowing the writers and knowing how f***ing great they are, they don’t deserve that. I think they are probably cool enough to deal with that but still, they are human beings, they are trying to make a good product,” she added.