Emilia Clarke talks 'Esquire's' Sexiest Woman Alive cover shoot on 'Ellen': 'That's me Photoshopped and drunk'

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Sometimes you need a little liquid courage! Emilia Clarke may play the Mother of Dragons on Game of Thrones, but that doesn't mean she's confident all the time. The 29-year-old British star visited The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Thursday, to talk about her hit HBO series and being named "The Sexiest Woman Alive" by Esquire magazine back in November.

"That was a funny shoot," Clarke said of the seductive photos. "Doing those kind of sex scenes on camera is one thing, but doing it as yourself, I need alcohol to do."

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Thankfully, the magazine crew obliged and helped Clarke out during the shoot.

"They just kept giving me vodka," she said, laughing. "That's me drunk. That's me Photoshopped and drunk."

But Khaleesi is no stranger to nudity. Earlier this week, Clarke attended the Game of Thrones Season 6 premiere in Hollywood, where she declared that she'd like to see more male nudity on the show.

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"Damn straight," she told ET, acknowledging the perceived double standard between male and female nudity. "Khal Drogo hasn't been around for a while, so yes."

Photos of Emilia Clarke and Jason Momoa, who played Khal Drogo on 'Game of Thrones:'

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Emilia Clarke talks 'Esquire's' Sexiest Woman Alive cover shoot on 'Ellen': 'That's me Photoshopped and drunk'
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 13: Actor Jason Momoa (L) and actress Emilia Clarke attend the 12th Annual AFI Awards held at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on January 13, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for AFI)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 22: Actors Jason Momoa and Emilia Clarke attend HBO's official Emmy after party in The Plaza at the Pacific Design Center on September 22, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 18: Actor Jason Momoa and actress Emilia Clarke arrive to HBO's 'Game Of Thrones' Los Angeles Premiere at TCL Chinese Theatre on March 18, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 21: Jason Momoa and Emilia Clarke of Game of Thrones speaks on stage during day one of Comic-Con 2011 held at the San Diego Convention Center on July 21, 2011 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Wendy Redfern/Redferns)
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 21: (L-R) Actors Emilia Clarke, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Jason Momoa pose at HBO's 'Game Of Thrones' Panel during Comic-Con 2011 on July 21, 2011 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 18: Actors Jason Momoa (L) and Emilia Clarke arrive at the premiere of HBO's 'Game Of Thrones' Season 3 at TCL Chinese Theatre on March 18, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 21: (L-R) Actors Lena Headey, Peter Dinklage and Kit Harington, writer David Benioff, actors Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Jason Momoa, writer/producer D.B. Weiss and actress Emilia Clarke pose at HBO's 'Game Of Thrones' Panel during Comic-Con 2011 on July 21, 2011 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
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Despite wanting to see more... err... "members" of Westeros, Clarke noted that she's incredibly proud to be a part of the series.

"It gets critiqued so often, and I think it's silly because I feel like we are a show at the forefront of feminism being kicked back again into the ether," she told ET. "So many fabulous strong women, so I think we're doing alright."

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