As Twitchy told you earlier, Donald Trump trolled the Resistance today with this “Game of Thrones” meme:
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 18, 2019
Ed Krassenstein, aka one half of the Resistance Wondertwins, predicted that “Game of Thrones” producers would sue Trump over that:
You will be sued by Game of Thrones!
— Ed Krassenstein (@EdKrassen) April 18, 2019
Well, we’re not sure if Kreskin Krassenstein’s prediction will come true, but HBO is apparently less than thrilled with Trump corrupting their wholesome brand:
NEW: HBO isn't too pleased with Trump's #GameOfThrones-inspired tweet:
"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." https://t.co/CRXmN72HaK pic.twitter.com/iWyRf2ZJzx
— 1010 WINS (@1010WINS) April 18, 2019
“We can understand the enthusiasm for @GameOfThrones now that the final season has arrived,” HBO says in statement.
But “we still prefer our intellectual property not be used for political purposes.” https://t.co/lLSn1yjui3
— Jennifer Jacobs (@JenniferJJacobs) April 18, 2019
— Emily Zanotti (@emzanotti) April 18, 2019
“please do not besmirch our wholesome gang rape and murder show with something as unseemly as politics" https://t.co/zi19jPq3va
— T. Becket Adams (@BecketAdams) April 18, 2019
it's a family show, becket
— siraj hashmi (@SirajAHashmi) April 18, 2019
Meanwhile, ‘member when “Game of Thrones” producers had no problem using their show to make a political statement? We ‘member:
— Jim (@JimSpiotto) April 18, 2019
Yeah they don't want their property used for political purposes which is why they decided to use their property for political purposes when they made GWB into a decapitated head on a spike and broadcast it.
It can only be used politically when it fits their political view.
— Noah (@reeb1011) April 18, 2019