Sean Penn, he of garbageness against women, had a silent auction at his annual fundraiser gala for Haiti. One of the items up for bid was watching a Game of Thrones episode with star Emilia Clarke.
Please note that Variety states that the auctioneer was involved in the following story, so how is it silent? Is it silent because they use paddles? I always thought silent meant people wrote it down on paper and then you outbid the last person by writing a higher bid.
Anyway, the starting bid for watching an episode of GoT with Khaleesi was $20,000. A BARGAIN AT TWICE THE PRICE. Brad Pitt entered the fray with a bid of $80,000, because he knows what’s up. Then Pitt outbid himself with $90,000, because maybe he also doesn’t know how things work or what’s up.
The auctioneer attempted to pull Kit Harington into the proceedings by asking “Is the King of the North here?!” while His Majesty was in the bathroom atop the Porcelain Throne. When Harington did emerge, he offered to sit in on the episode with Clarke, prompting the bid from Pitt to shoot up to $120,000.
Ultimately a bigger and richer fan prevailed, with a bid of $160,000 going to charity and securing their place sort of near the throne. The Iron Throne. Not the Porcelain Throne.