After battling two aneurysms, Emilia Clarke Game of Thrones actress Emilia Clarke has admitted that “quite a chunk” of her mind may be missing.
Emilia Clarke Once more in 2019, Clarke opened up about the aneurysms—the first of which she had after wrapping up the HBO smash series’ first season of production.
The actor, who played Daenerys Targaryen in the show, recapped the experience during an appearance on BBC One’s Sunday Morning talk programme yesterday (July 17).
She said, “Considering the portion of my mind that is no longer useable, it’s remarkable that I can converse, generally articulately, and live my life fully normally with absolutely no consequences.
Clarke said of the mental scans she has since acquired: “There’s quite a bit lacking! It makes me laugh all the time.
I belong to the extremely, extremely, extremely small minority of people who can withstand that.
“As soon as any portion of your mind doesn’t get blood for a second, it’s gone,” she said, “primarily due to strokes. Therefore, the blood chooses a different route to avoid the obstruction, but whatever piece it was missing is now lost as a result.
Clarke stated that she experienced a bad headache as she prepared to exercise and had to force herself through her first few workouts in an essay for the New Yorker published January 2019. She described how she felt as though an elastic band had been compressing her thoughts as soon as she was asked to hold a plank position by her instructor. “I tried to push through the pain and ignore it, but I
Clarke claimed she took a break and “almost crawled” into the locker room, where she became ill and the pain grew worse. She was helped by a girl using the restroom next to her, and she was rushed to the hospital where she underwent an MRI. She developed a “subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH), a potentially fatal kind of stroke, owing to bleeding into the region around the brain,” according to the results.
The star stated, “I’d suffered an aneurysm, an artery burst,” adding that she later underwent “minimally invasive” mind surgery. “This surgery won’t be the worst or the last,” the patient said.
While working on a Broadway production in New York in 2013, she then
In addition, Clarke is set to appear in an extended ensemble with Kingsley Ben-Adir, Olivia Colman, and Nick Fury from the forthcoming Disney+ series Secret Invasion, which also stars Ben Mendelsohn as Talos and Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury. the two Killian Scotts and Christopher McDonald.
The actor spoke candidly about joining Marvel last year and what she appreciates about the comics giant, saying: “I just think what they’re doing right now could be so exciting and so fantastic, and so forth the cutting edge of it. They truly do seem to be the world’s Apple, in my opinion.