- Ryan Seacrest: That was such a huge moment for fans of the show
- Ian Somerhalder: Hey, not just for fans of the show...!
They clearly saved Gendry’s abs for the very last scene, ‘cause they know the screechy annoying fangirls wouldn’t have been able to process what else was going on if they had shown naked Gendry in the midst of all the other characters’ drama. Topless Gendry wasn’t a big deal for me, but apparently it is so very important for a young female character to ogle Joe Dempsie’s hot abs. Never mind the fact that Arya was actually admiring Gendry’s physical strength as a potential warrior, and not so much his sex appeal. But whatevs, all I care about is that she was teaching Gendry how to wield a sword and become a proper fighter. That’s my girl.
And that’s how people should see this ship.
The women are the strong ones, truly.