Australian CEO calls actor Emilia Clarke ‘short and dumpy girl’ 

The CEO of Australian television company Foxtel – made the comments

while delivering a speech at the Sydney premiere of the highly anticipated House of the Dragon

House of Dragon is a show which takes place nearly 200

years before the events of the original HBO series.

Delany said,“I was like, ‘What’s this show with the short, dumpy girl walking into the fire?’”

Delany’s attempt at a joke reportedly fell flat among the audience, and the response to his comment was cold.

Emilia Clarke has not responded to Patrick Delany’s comments.

Delany also apologized for his comments on her.

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