Emilia Clarke Gets Candid About Her Relationship With Ex-Boyfriend Seth MacFarlane

Emilia Clarke
Emilia Clarke Steven Pan/Glamour

Fascinating! Emilia Clarke opened up to Glamour in her May 2016 cover story about the cons of dating a fellow celebrity — particularly, Seth MacFarlane back in 2012.

"Well, a con is you have strangers giving you love-life advice," the Game of Thrones actress revealed. "Like, ‘I’m a big fan of the show [GoT], and I’m not sure what you’re doing with that guy,’ which I didn’t react well to. That happened in New York when Seth and I were together. This guy started to give me advice: ‘Can I get a selfie? And by the way … ' Unh-unh, bro."

Us Weekly exclusively revealed in September 2012 that the comic, now 42, and the British actress, now 29, were quietly dating after they were spotted at an HBO party together. Their relationship, however, was short-lived, and they split in March 2013.

Emilia Clarke and Seth McFarlane attend HBO's Official Golden Globe Awards After Party held at Circa 55 Restaurant at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 13, 2013.
Emilia Clarke and Seth McFarlane attend HBO's Official Golden Globe Awards After Party held at Circa 55 Restaurant at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 13, 2013. Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic

These days, the Me Before You actress is single and not quite ready to mingle. "I’m just chilling. I’ve got a good thing going," she said of her romantic life. 

Emilia Clarke
Emilia Clarke Steven Pan/Glamour

For now, she's focused on her close pals and family members. "The gorgeous thing about having friends who aren’t in the entertainment world is they’re like, ‘You’re letting important moments pass you by. Don’t be cool about it,'" the British beauty revealed. "Like, 'We’re at a Hollywood party, whatever. Stop. Appreciate this.'"

Emilia Clarke
Emilia Clarke Steven Pan/Glamour

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