HBO apologizes for decapitated Bush head in ‘Game of Thrones’

“Game of Thrones” producers say using George W. Bush’s decapitated head was “not a political statement. It’s just, we had to use what heads we had around.”

We use a lot of prosthetic body parts on the show: heads, arms, etc. We can’t afford to have these all made from scratch, especially in scenes where we need a lot of them, so we rent them in bulk. After the scene was already shot, someone pointed out that one of the heads looked like George W. Bush.

* George W. Bush’s decapitated head appeared on “Game of Thrones” (