'Game of Thrones' Star Sophie Turner Denies Using N-Word in Viral Video

Well that's a relief.

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Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner has made a statement following allegations of racism. In a video from DJ (and fellow gym goer) Brendan Fallis (which has since been deleted), the actress was filmed saying what many fans assumed was "What's up my n*****."

Twitter was quick to react, accusing Turner of racism—which would be completely fair had she actually used the n-word.

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However, in a statement provided to multiple media outlets, Turner said she actually used the word "motherf*ckers."

"I used the word 'motherf*ckers' in a recent video posted in an Instagram story and not a hateful racial slur that has been suggested," she explained. "I am incredibly upset that anyone would think otherwise, and I want to make it clear that I would never use such an abhorrent word."

Glad that's cleared up/as you were.

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Mehera Bonner
Entertainment Editor

Mehera Bonner is a celebrity and entertainment news writer who enjoys Bravo and Antiques Roadshow with equal enthusiasm. She was previously entertainment editor at Marie Claire and has covered pop culture for over a decade.