Danish actor Pilou Asbaek made a joke about his character Euron Greyjoy while celebrating the 10th anniversary of Game of Thrones on Instagram.
Pilou Asbaek portrayed the character Euron Greyjoy, who tried to hunt his nephews Yara and Theon, who allied with Daenerys Targaryen and took over the Salt Throne. Euron himself was subsequently killed in a duel by Cersei’s brother and lover, Ser Jaime Lannister.
The character Euron Greyjoy was one of the most hated characters, and Pilou Asbaek has faced hate speech many times on social media.
The actor uploaded a few photos on Instagram while celebrating the 10th anniversary of Game of Thrones. Among the photos was a screenshot of a tweet he posted. He was saying in the tweet that people had just stopped hating him.
Here’s what Pilou Asbaek said:
“Well…ok then…congratulations to a beautiful #ironanniversary #gameofthrones and THANK YOU for changing my life #forever #got #eurongreyjoy #ironislands #lovedeveryminute incredible #crew and #cast and a special homage to the #stunts #stuntdepartment.”
See the Instagram post below.