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    12 Incredible Things Celebs Revealed On Talk Shows This Week That, I Promise You, You Don't Want To Miss

    GoT, first kisses, meeting Beyoncé, and more.


    1. Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss talked about convincing George R.R. Martin to make a series.

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    On Jimmy Kimmel Live!, GoT creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss shared how the popular series came to be. Benioff [left] said, "First we had to convince George to let us use the books. ... We took him out for lunch here in LA at the Palm, and we had a four-hour lunch. And at the very end of lunch, he was sitting there looking between the two of us and he said, 'Who is Jon Snow's mother?' And it was a test question."

    Weiss continued, "Weirdly, we had both talked about it because we had read the book again by that point. And when you read it a second time, and if you're paying attention, you can kind of tell who Jon Snow's mother is. So, we had an answer that we thought was right ... and it turned out to be the right answer."

    2. Emilia Clarke talked about meeting Beyoncé...

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    On Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Emilia Clarke shared how she botched meeting Beyoncé at an Oscars afterparty. She said, "She voluntarily came up to me! Like, came up to me, open face, like, 'I wanna talk to this girl. I wanna talk to her.' Me! And I was kind of like, 'Who's behind me?' And I just messed it up. She was clearly a fan, and I ruined it. I ruined it... I just was like...[makes a weird noise]. I think I started crying."

    3. ...and Seth Rogen discussed the time he almost met her.

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    On The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, Seth revealed that while he and Beyoncé are both in the new Lion King film, they haven't actually met. He said, "I was close to meeting her once around 11 years ago at the Grammys. I was introducing Eminem, who was performing ... and I was backstage at the Grammys and I was nervous, and I was drinking, as I tended to do at the time, and I had a drink, and I saw Beyoncé and Gwyneth Paltrow floating towards me backstage ... and I was like, 'Oh! I'm a huge fan of Beyoncé and she's with Gwyneth Paltrow, I'll go say hi.' And I tried to go over to say hi and an arm hit me in the chest like a baseball bat and it was her security, who just knocked me aside with such force that I spilled my drink all over myself, and then I had to present. ... But, if I saw me approaching Beyoncé, I would swat myself aside!"

    4. Alexander Skarsgård remembered being in Lady Gaga's "Paparazzi" music video.

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    On The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Alexander Skarsgård talked about how he came to be in Lady Gaga's "Paparazzi" music video, saying, "I was in LA shooting one of my first jobs, which was Season 1 of True Blood. ... My friend Jonas Åkerlund, a Swedish guy, he's a director and he was going to direct the music video, and he called me and asked if I wanted to play the boyfriend. ... I didn't know who the girl was. ... I think it was her first album."

    He continued, "I asked, 'What are we doing, walking down the beach holding hands?' ... He said, 'The plot is you try to kill her, you throw her off a balcony of a beautiful mansion in Malibu, she doesn't die, she comes back and she poisons you.' And I said, 'That's a beautiful, beautiful story.'"

    5. Zac Efron detailed his first onscreen kiss.

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    On The Graham Norton Show, Zac Efron talked about his first onscreen kiss, saying, "Summerland was the first show I ever was on and it was my first onscreen kiss. I think I was like 16, and I was very nervous ... and poor Kay Panabaker." He continued, "At lunch they served fish ... and I had never seen this much food. ... I just went to town. I had crab, I had salmon, I had all this stuff, and next was the kissing scene. ... I went in for the kiss. ... I shut my eyes and I'm ready to go in, and nothing happens. I'm going further and nothing's happening, then I'm going further, thinking eventually we're going to touch. And all of a sudden I hear, 'Oh my gosh! Did you have salmon for lunch? Seriously?' And I was like, 'Yeah...' and it ruined the first kiss." Zac then revealed that it was a very valuable lesson and that he carries a toothbrush around with him everywhere, even pulling one out of his pocket during the interview.

    6. Noah Centineo talked about his friendship with TATBILB costar Lana Condor and the pact they made to never date each other.

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    On The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Noah Centineo talked about the pact he made with his To All the Boys I've Loved Before costar, Lana Condor. He joked, "We said, 'This isn't happening.'" Elaborating, he said, "Man, you know, we really connected, because we were both going through some things, you know? And we just opened up about it from the beginning, and it was kind of this, like, unsaid agreement. But it was like, 'This is a platonic thing. You know, we're here.' And then we talked about it after pizza and hot yoga." Jimmy said, "So you're buddies, you're like best friends now?" To which Noah replied, "Yeah, hell yeah."

    7. Charlize Theron talked about being trolled by Rihanna...

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    On Late Night With Seth Meyers, Charlize revealed that she and Rihanna share a publicist, who sends them each birthday messages every year. She said, “So, for my birthday, she [her publicist] always sends me a little text and she wrote 'Happiest birthday.' She didn’t even write birthday, she wrote 'b-day.'" She continued, “A couple months ago I got something in the mail, and it was a T-shirt. Rihanna had made a T-shirt of the birthday greeting that my publicist gave her. Which was like, 'To my favorite, most favorite client ever.' ... Rihanna wrote in the following email, 'I’m making a T-shirt of this and sending it to Charlize.' And I don't think my publicist ever thought that was going to happen." While Seth held up the shirt, she said, "Rihanna made this for me!"

    8. ...and also shared that she was asked to play Diana's mom in Wonder Woman.

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    On Watch What Happens Live, the Long Shot star addressed rumors that she had turned down the role of Wonder Woman, by revealing she was actually asked to play the character's mother. She said, "So somebody had said to me, 'Oh, there's action on this thing, Wonder Woman. We just want to make you aware of it.' And I was like, 'I'm not familiar with it. I don't really know, like...what does Wonder Woman do?' And this person said, 'No, it's for Wonder Woman's mom.'" She explained, "This is a great example of how Hollywood slaps you in the face when you start aging. ... It was the defining moment where I crossed over and I wasn’t fully aware of it."

    9. Kourtney Kardashian shed light on Khloé's relationship with Tristan Thompson.

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    On The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Kourtney shed some light on her sister's personal life. She revealed that she doesn't know if Khloé and Tristan will get back together, admitting, "I don't think that deeply into it." She continued, "I know that she's very strong and that I just feel like she's in a really good place. I know what it's like to want to make your family stay together, because I worked really hard at that for many years. ... I think she's really good at dealing with her emotions, and I think moments like this really bring our family closer together, and I think you realize how important family is. And I think that's the best she can do."

    10. Dax Shepard recalled meeting his idol, Jay-Z.

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    On The Late Late Show With James Corden, Dax Shepard talked about meeting Jay-Z at the Met Gala one year. He remembered, "As luck would have it, I was seated right next to my hero, Jay-Z. And I said to Kristen, 'I hope he doesn't mind hearing his own lyrics repeated back to him.' So, I gave Jay-Z what I would call the platinum package. Everything was on the table: jokes, sincerity, admiration, you name it. I gave him, like, 120%. And I promise you, if we had bumped into each other in the bathroom mid-meal, he would have no idea I was sitting at his table."

    11. Sebastian Stan revealed he didn't know the truth about a crucial Avengers: Endgame scene.

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    On The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Avengers: Endgame actor Sebastian Stan revealed that major plots of the film were kept secret even from the cast. [KIND OF SPOILERS AHEAD!] He said, "Everything I filmed, I found out on the day. ... I was told that there was a wedding that we were filming. And I was like, 'Who's getting married?' ... I was looking around and two people weren't there, so I guessed that was the bride and groom. But that's what it was. It was a wedding. You saw the movie, right? It was a wedding."

    12. Actor John Bradley discussed his character on GoT.

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    On The Ellen DeGeneres Show, actor John Bradley, who plays Sam on Game of Thrones, discussed his character in the recent episodes. [SPOILER] He said, "I didn't think I was going to survive ["The Long Night"] ... because you're always kind of looking at the script for those episodes with one eye open. You're so nervous. And, you know, people say, 'Oh, Sam can't die. Sam's too important. Sam's too beloved.' And you just think, 'God, don't you watch the show?" He continued, "Kind of important and beloved doesn't matter to them. Nobody's sacred and nobody's safe in Game of Thrones."

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