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GAME OF THRONES ACTOR ARRESTED FOR DISTURBING REASON
By BROOKE KNAPPENBERGER

The following story contains discussion of a sex crime involving a minor.

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Actor Joseph Gatt is best known for his role on "Game of Thrones" as Thenn Warg, a member of the cannibalistic Thenn tribe who lives above The Wall. On April 6, 2022, Gatt's home was searched by the Los Angeles Police Department, who then arrested him for a disturbing alleged crime.
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Gatt was booked for an outstanding felony warrant due to "online sexually explicit communication with a minor across state lines," per an LAPD press release. The same day of his arrest, the actor was released after posting a $5,000 bail, and he's since attempted to clear his name.
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Gatt took to Twitter on April 13 and said the allegations were "horrifying and completely untrue," calling the police "100% categorically wrong and reckless." He thanked his supporters who know the claims made against him are untrue, and wrote that he could not speak further on the issue.
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Joseph Gatt isn't the only actor to have been arrested following his appearance on "Game of Thrones." Sean Bean, who played Ned Stark, was arrested in 2012 for allegedly sending harassing calls and texts to ex-wife Georgina Sutcliffe.
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