Kit Harington Says 'GOT' Incest Reveal Could Lead to Jon and Daenerys Killing Each Other

'Cause it's awkward when you discover you're sleeping with your aunt.

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Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen just had sex on Game of Thrones, which is awkward for many reasons—the least of which is that they're aunt and nephew. But to complicate matters further, we just found out that Jon has a bigger claim to the Iron Throne than Dany—and this could put a damper on their romantic relationship. In fact, it could lead to major acrimony.

"It could be them walking off into the sunset," explains Kit Harington. "It could be them killing each other." Either way, neither he nor Emilia Clarke seem to be shipping their characters' relationship. At least based on Clarke's reaction, which was "Ewwwww! ....I get the toothbrush."

Meanwhile, Harington explained: "Usually you go into a movie and meet [your costar] for the first time and you develop that chemistry over that time. But if you've known somebody for seven years and shared this incredible journey in your own lives together…we're both kind of freaking out about it. I would be like, 'What's the sexual tension in this scene?' and she's like, 'Stop talking about sexual tension!' It's a unique experience to be in as an actor and you know the world is watching."

Yeah, the world is most *definitely* watching. And judging. Ahem:

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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.