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Game Of Thrones Stars React To Jon Snow Reveal

Contains spoilers for the Game of Thrones season 7 finale

If you've been paying attention, the big bombshell in the Game of Thrones season finale shouldn't have been all that surprising. But Jon Snow still knows nothing.

In "The Dragon and the Wolf," Bran (Isaac Hempstead Wright) took another trip back in time to confirm that Jon Snow (Kit Harington) is not the product of rape; in fact, he's never been a bastard at all. He's the legitimate son of Rhaegar Targaryen (Wilf Scolding) and Lyanna Stark (Aisling Franciosi‎), who were married in a secret ceremony and were very much in love. Jon's real name is Aegon Targaryen and he actually has a better claim to the Iron Throne than Daenerys (Emilia Clarke) does. And all of that was further complicated by the fact that Jon and his aunt Dany just became lovers. 

So how does Emilia Clarke think Dany will react when she finds out? "Ewwwww!," she told Entertainment Weekly. "I think that's how it's going to go. I get the toothbrush...," as she pretended to frantically brush her tongue.

Daenerys had believed she had steered clear of her family's long history with incest, but Clarke said her character "walked back into it."

Since neither character knows the truth, Harington said the real awkwardness mostly happened on the set. "Usually you go into a movie and meet [your co-star] for the first time and you develop that chemistry over that time," Harington said. "But if you've known somebody for seven years and shared this incredible journey in your own lives together... we're both kind of freaking out about it. I would be like, 'What's the sexual tension in this scene?' and she's like, 'Stop talking about sexual tension!' It's a unique experience to be in as an actor and you know the world is watching."

But will Dany be okay relinquishing her claim to the Iron Throne? "I've worked so hard, I don't want to share that throne," Clarke said. "No. The throne's big enough for one dragon bum, and that's mine. That's it!"

Harington is looking forward to the moment the characters finally know the whole story. "I said to Emilia it's going to be a really cool scene when they find out... It could be them walking off into the sunset. It could be them killing each other."

We'll have a while to ponder the possibilities. The final season of Game of Thrones might not arrive until 2019. Until then, check out our detailed recap of "The Dragon and the Wolf."