Emilia Clarke sent Strictly’s Susan Calman a perfect good luck message

"As the Mother of Dragons myself, I wanted to wish you luck, because you are my favourite. You and adorable Kevin, I want to win."

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Strictly Come Dancing contestant Susan Calman has received the backing of Mother of Dragon’s herself, Emilia Clarke.

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After the Scottish comedian revealed she would dress as Game Of Thrones’ Daenerys Targaryen during her performance on this weekend’s show, Clarke – who plays Khaleesi in HBO’s fantasy drama – filmed a spectacular message of support for Calman.

Speaking in character, Clarke said: “Susan. My sources tell me that you are playing the Mother of Dragons this week on Strictly Come Dancing. As the Mother of Dragons myself, I wanted to wish you luck, because you are my favourite. You and adorable Kevin, I want to win.

“My dragons and I will be watching, waiting patiently to see you win Strictly Come Dancing. I believe in you, Susan. You go get ’em!”

And Calman, who posted the video on Twitter, was absolutely thrilled, saying: “I just got a message from Daenerys Targaryen herself. Seriously. It’s actually her *swoons*”

So, if you weren’t excited enough about Calman’s upcoming performance – a fantasy-themed Foxtrot with partner Kevin Clifton to Queen’s Killer Queen – there’s every chance Khaleesi could set her dragons on the judges if they get too critical.

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Good luck, Craig.

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Strictly Come Dancing continues on BBC1 tonight at 6.35pm