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'Game Of Thrones' actress taken to hospital with injury

Fans are speculating that she may have sustained the injury whole shooting a battle scene

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Game Of Thrones actress Gemma Whelan was hospitalised last week with an unknown injury.

The British actress - who plays Yara Greyjoy in the hit HBO series - posted a photo on Instagram of the unusual underwear she had been given in hospital.

Sharing the story behind the unusual smalls, she wrote: "Ward Nurse: Would you like some underwear as you came into hospital a bit suddenly and underprepared."

"Me: Oh yes please that's so kind I really would thank you. Oh." See below.



Fans are speculating that Whelan may have been injured filming some kind of battle scene for season seven, though this has yet to be confirmed.

Game Of Thrones took home 12 awards at yesterday's Emmys, overtaking Frasier to become the all-time biggest Emmy Winner with 38 awards. Among its victories on the night was the prestigious award for Outstanding drama series. Check out the full winner's list here.

Meanwhile, Oscar-winning actor Jim Broadbent has joined the show's cast for what is said to be a "significant" role in season seven. The seventh season will be the penultimate instalment of the show and will debut on HBO in summer 2017. The eighth and final season is expected to follow in 2018.

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