HBO Disavows Trump’s Reference to ‘Game of Thrones’ Trademark Phrase


In his tweet, Trump likened himself to the character Jon Snow and cryptically alluded to new sanctions against Iran, which the administration officially announced earlier on Friday.

Taking to Twitter, he wrote: "Sanctions are Coming" using the font from the popular HBO show, whose tag line is 'Winter is Coming'.

US President Donald Trump recently made a reference to hit TV series Game of Thrones in one of his tweets.

The image that Trump tweeted featured the date of November 5.

Schaffer, the HBO spokesman, said that apart from Trump using the phrase, the company prefers that others don't use it to "promote their own agendas".

Only a few days ago, the makers of the prequel fantasy series "Game of thrones" called the name of the first actress, as already now it became known about another hero.

Some cast members couldn't help but react to the social media post.

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Israel, which considers Iran an existential threat and opposed the deal from the beginning, welcomed Friday's announcement.

The issue also includes an interview with "Game of Thrones" season 8 co-executive producer Bryan Cogman, who shared his thoughts on the upcoming installment.

The White House did not immediately respond to PEOPLE's request for comment on the tweet and HBO's statement. Back in 2015, Senator Marco Rubio, Republican of Florida, tweeted "Big News Is Coming" to announce his impending electoral campaign for the president's seat.

It has been quite the exciting week in Game of Thrones-related news!

We've been anxiously awaiting the final season of Game of Thrones, and thanks to Entertainment Weekly, we at least have some juicy details to hold us over.

To understand just how vast this battle scene will be, Peter Dinklage (who plays Tyrion Lannister) described it when compared to the famous episode "The Battle of the Bastards", which involved Jon Snow leading a fight against Ramsey Bolton for control of the North.