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Game of Thrones Obama gets to watch new season before everyone else

Valar morghulis, but being the United States commander-in-chief has its privileges. President Obama will get to watch the new season of hit TV show, Game of Thrones, before anyone else.

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US President Obama play As leader of the 'free world' President Obama will get to watch the new season of hit TV show, Game of Thrones, before anyone else.

Being the president of the United States of America is a position to reckon with. As leader of the 'free world' President Obama will get to watch the new season of hit TV show, Game of Thrones, before anyone else.

According to creators of the show, Barack Obama has requested — and has received — advance screeners ofGame of Thrones, according to the show’s creators. This is strangely notable as even television critics are getting advance screeners of this latest season, such are the concerns over piracy and spoilers.

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But the touted most powerful man in the world is a self-professed huge fan of the show and obviously being the one controlling the world’s most powerful army, having Air Force One at your disposal among others is not enough privilege until you get to know if Jon Snow is dead or alive before the rest of us.

play Game of Thrones Season 6 ➤ premieres April 24th at 9PM

 

Speaking to GQ last year, Obama said, “I remember the characters, so when I watch it, I know exactly what’s going on.” “But if you read a review of the show afterwards and they’re mentioning such and such, the only one I remember is Jon Snow, because I can pronounce Jon Snow.”

SPOILER ALERT: Here's what Kit Harington has to say about Jon Snow's return

At Sunday’s Hollywood premiere of the show’s sixth season, David Benioff and D. B. Weiss revealed the president is a huge, demanding fan of the show.

“When the commander-in-chief says, ‘I want to see advanced episodes,’ what are you going to do?” Benioff said.

“It was a very strange moment,” said Weiss. “He’s the leader of the free world.”

QUICK FACTS

Game of Thrones ➤ is an American fantasy drama television series created by showrunners David Benioff and D. B. Weiss.

Game of Thrones Season 6 ➤ premieres April 24th at 9PM

h/t - Buzzfeed

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