“You May Look At The Iron Throne, But Don’t Dare Touch It”
It turns out that there is a good reason she turned down the chance to occupy the Iron Throne. As showrunner David Benioff explained on Late Night With Seth Meyers, “she’s not allowed to. Apparently, the Queen of England is not allowed to sit on a foreign throne, so this is an esoteric rule we didn’t know about until that moment,” he said. “It looks like we’re saying, ‘Don’t touch, Queen.’” As if anyone could say that to her.