Brad Pitt bid $120,000 to watch Game of Thrones with Emilia Clarke and Kit Harington

But he was outbid at the last minute

Brad Pitt, Emilia Clarke and Kit Harington (Getty, HF)

Look, I like Game of Thrones, and you like Game of Thrones – but it seems fair to say that neither of us likes Game of Thrones as much as Brad Pitt.

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At least that’s the message we’re taking away from the news that Brad Pitt recently bid $120,000 to watch an episode of the smash-hit HBO series with star Emilia Clarke, as part of a silent auction at actor Sean Penn’s annual gala raising money for Haiti that took place in Los Angeles (via Variety).

Reportedly, the auctioneer started the bidding at $20,000 dollars, with the race quickly escalating and Pitt bidding $80,000 for the privilege before outbidding himself to $90,000. However, when it turned out that Clarke’s co-star Kit Harington was also at the event, the King in the North offered to be part of the watching experience, causing Pitt to up his bid to $120,000.

Sadly however, Hollywood royalty and Westerosi royalty weren’t to be united, with Pitt outbid by someone else at the gala who stumped up $160,000 for the privilege of watching the fantasy hit with its lead actors.

Still, Clarke herself did get in on the action later on, bidding $90,000 on a Josh Smith painting and beating Leonardo DiCaprio to win the item. Clearly that Targaryen fortune is coming in handy.

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Game of Thrones will return to HBO and Sky Atlantic in 2019