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Game of Thrones' George RR Martin accused of racism and sexism after 'embarrassing and tone deaf' awards speech

1 month ago   |   By The Irish Sun


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Game Of Thrones author George RR Martin apologises over ‘racially and sexually insensitive' comments as awards ceremony host

Game Of Thrones author George RR Martin apologises over ‘racially and sexually insensitive' comments as awards ceremony host

1 month ago   |   By Metro

George RR Martin has apologised after hosting backlash
Game Of Thrones author George RR Martin has apologised after coming under criticism for comments deemed ‘racially and sexually insensitive' at this year's Hugo Awards.
The 71-year-old novelist hosted this year's virtual literature ceremony, which focuses on the efforts of those in fantasy and science fiction.
However, viewers and nominees called out the author for repeatedly mispronouncing names of nominees during the ceremony, particularly names of people of colour.
This included Rebecca F Kuang - who won in the best new writer...
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