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Emilia Clarke: Madonna Wore the Real Daenerys Targaryen Costume for Purim

March 21, 2014 (1:51 am) GMT
Stopping by 'The Tonight Show', the star of 'Game of Thrones' reveals that the Daenerys Targaryen costume Madonna wore for Purim was borrowed from the series.
Emilia Clarke: Madonna Wore the Real Daenerys Targaryen Costume for Purim

dressed up as Daenerys Targaryen from HBO's "" to celebrate Jewish holiday of Purim last week and the costume turns out to be the real outfit which is used on the fantasy series. "It's my real costume," , who plays Daenerys, said during an appearance on "" on Wednesday, March 19.

"I thought I was dreaming. I got an email from amazing HBO publicist Mara, saying, 'Madonna would like to borrow the costume, is that okay?' " she recalled. "I thought, 'God, this must be a dream. This can't be real.' "

The 26-year-old actress previously expressed her excitement upon learning that the Material Girl dressed up as her character. "It's a huge moment. And, damn! She looks good!" she said on Tuesday, March 18, as reported by Access Hollywood.

"That's kind of a sign how big 'Game of Thrones' has got. The Queen of Pop is wearing a Daenerys costume. I completely freaked out," Kristian Nairn added. Actress , who plays Brienne of Tarth, commented, "I got really, really excited. Madonna's always been a favorite of mine. I love her strength and her transformative nature and the idea that she might be dressing up as a brilliant character in the TV show I'm in is pretty exciting."

Madonna has uploaded another photo of her wearing the costume on Instagram. "Need my Dragons today!" she captioned the photo which was shared on Thursday. Channeling the Mother of Dragons, the 55-year-old singer can be seen sporting two dragon figurines on her shoulder.

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