Rosabell Laurenti Sellers has apparently arrived in Hollywood. The young actress has her very own controversy thanks to her Game of Thrones appearance. Rosabell Laurenti Sellers is one of the Sand Snakes and, while she showed off her ability to wield a knife in the prior episode, this time she got to show off her ability to mix poisons. What really led to Rosabell Laurenti Sellers being at the center of a controversy is that she also showed off her body.
That’s actually nothing new when it come to Game of Thrones. The show has long made a habit of gratuitous sex and gratuitous violence. What makes this situation different is there is usually some reason for both. A woman (or man) might get naked and show off their bits as a means to an end. The violence is certainly there to show just how horrible a world GoT exists in. Rosabell Laurenti Sellers shed her clothes and showed off her womanly form, basically just to show off her womanly form.
Sure, there was a stated reason of doing so because she wanted to get Braun’s blood pumping. The problem with this reasoning is that the poison that was flowing through his veins would have been flowing through his veins without the peep show. Nope, this particular nude scene was nothing other than the vehicle for a young woman to get naked and that has a number of Game of Thrones fans rather upset. This scene, of course comes one week after the show featured the off-screen rape of Sansa Stark. It takes place during the same episode when they show Sansa with bruises all over her arms. And the scene where Rosabell Laurenti Sellers shows off her naughty bits takes place in the same episode where we also see an old woman get flayed simply because she offered to help a young lady.
Game of Thrones, some are saying, has gone from a show that occasionally brutalizes women to one that truly seems to celebrate in it. Because the show has always been brutal, there are plenty of people who have shrugged away the violence but, as Vanity Fair points out the show just doubled down on sexual assault. One has to wonder just when that is going to stop and what is the line that Game of Thrones won’t be willing to cross. Neither of those things is up to Rosabell Laurenti Sellers, she’s just a victim in GoT‘s ongoing violent increase.
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