After finishing the first season of Game of Thrones’ Clarke became violently ill during a workout session. She was rushed to the hospital where a brain scan revealed a subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). Clarke was lucky, as a third of patients actually die almost immediately from a SAH.

Emilia Clarke: "If I was to live (...), I would have to have urgent surgery."

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