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Game of Thrones Season 8 Breaks Piracy Record, Thanks To India

20 April 2019, 10:25 | Elsie Buchanan

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Image Source Helen Sloan  HBO

The final season of Game of Thrones is underway after the first episode premiered to record-breaking viewership for HBO. Last November, he tweeted an image of himself with the text "Sanctions are coming" - again, rendered in a very familiar font - prompting an epic response from HBO's official Twitter account: "How do you say trademark misuse in Dothraki?"

In the past, HBO has called Trump out for using Game of Thrones in his tweets, and the cable network did so again after Trump started tweeting after the release of the Mueller Report. In a statement to The Hollywood Reporter, HBO explained: "Though we can understand the enthusiasm for Game of Thrones now that the final season has arrived, we still prefer our intellectual property not be used for political purposes".

It's a pretty big deal, really, as evidenced by the astonishing amount of times that the season eight kick-off was illegally downloaded in the first 24 hours of the show's return. "For the haters and the radical left Democrats.GAME OVER", a graphic Trump tweeted read.

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Also, during the government shutdown in January over border wall funding, Trump tweeted an Instagram image that announced "The Wall is coming".

One such cast member is Sophie Turner, who plays Sansa Stark in Game of Thrones.

President Donald Trump triggered members of the left-wing media on Thursday morning by posting a meme as Attorney General William Barr gave a positive news conference about the results of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation.

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"We didn't want to pick a fight with the president", HBO's exec VP and head of marketing Chris Spadaccini said during Variety " s Entertainment Marketing Summit in March.

You can go here for our review of the season opener, here for our brand new GoT-focused podcast The North Awaits, and right here for a ton of related content.

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