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  • 15 May 2014, 13:03

Lily Allen Turned Down Game Of Thrones Cameo

Lily Allen has revealed she turned down a role in Game Of Thrones because it involved her getting a bit too close to her real-life brother Alfie.

In an Ask Me Anything session for Reddit the singer said she was approached about playing princess YaraGreyjoybut said no because the scenes involved too much incest.

Alfie Allen plays Theon Greyjoy in the hit fantasy series while the part of Yarais portrayed by British actressGemma Whelan.

She said: "I've been asked to do a Game of Thrones cameo, they asked me if I'd be interested in playing Theon's sister, and I felt uncomfortable because I would have had to go on a horse and he would have touched me up and ****.

"Once they told me what was entailed, I said no thanks."

In an episode in season two Theon gropes Yara while they are both sitting on horseback before he realises she is in fact his sister.

The Hard Out There singer said she was very proud of her "gifted" brother.

Allen, who released her new album Sheezus on May 6, said she would consider another role on the show if offered one.

She added: "I would be open to doing a musical cameo like Sigur Ros".

The Icelandic band appeared last year in an episode of The Simpsons set in their home country, which is also where parts of Game of Thrones is filmed.

Game Of Thrones season four is on Sky Atlantic HD.

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