Tuesday 27 June 2017

Some Game of Thrones fans were a bit confused about George Martin’s death

Game of Thrones author George RR Martin appears in Gay of Thrones spoof video
Game of Thrones author George RR Martin appears in Gay of Thrones spoof video
Aoife Kelly

Aoife Kelly

Beatles fans are reeling from the death of 'fifth Beatle' George Martin at the age of 90 this morning.

The 90-year-old helped The Beatles achieve global success as the head of the Parlophone record label after hearing their demo tape in 1962.

Former Beatles producer Sir George Martin chatting with Liam Gallagher in 1996
Former Beatles producer Sir George Martin chatting with Liam Gallagher in 1996

However, some Game of Thrones fans were inevitably shocked and horrified to see 'George Martin dead' trending as they assumed it was the series' author George RR Martin.

Many people on Twitter wondered how long it would take for mass panic to erupt as George (Game of Thrones author, just to be clear) has not finished his highly anticipated sixth book in the series, A Song of Ice and Fire.

Indeed, some GoT fans admitted to having heart attacks and emotional breakdowns until they realised they were mourning the wrong man...

 

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