TIME Television

Kerry Washington’s Mom Is a Game of Thrones Fanatic

She has made her love for the show very clear to her daughter

This isn’t the first time Kerry Washington has been embarrassed by her parents’ Game of Thrones obsession, and with the circles she runs in, it may not be the last. Washington appeared on Thursday’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live! and revealed she had brought her mother along as her guest. However, dear old mom didn’t come to sit in the audience and watch her daughter; she came to meet Kimmel’s second guest of the evening, Thrones’ Nikolaj Coster-Waldau.

The elder Washington even stayed backstage in hopes of increasing her chances of meeting the man who plays Jaime Lannister. “My dressing room is next to his dressing room, so I have this fear that she’s got this cup against the wall, listening to what he’s doing,” the Scandal actress said.

“That’s the best-case scenario,” the host joked.

Watch the full clip above.

 

 

Your browser is out of date. Please update your browser at http://update.microsoft.com


YOU BROKE TIME.COM!

Dear TIME Readers,

As a regular visitor to TIME.com, we are sure you enjoy all the great journalism created by our editors and reporters. Great journalism has great value, and it costs money to make it. One of the main ways we cover our costs is through advertising.

The use of software that blocks ads limits our ability to provide you with the journalism you enjoy. Consider turning your Ad Blocker off so that we can continue to provide the world class journalism you have become accustomed to.

The TIME Team