Singer Taylor Swift says that she "related" to the murderous and powerful Daenerys Targaryen in the popular show "Game Of Thrones". Swift said she was especially fond of the Mother of Dragons played by actress Emilia Clarke because she connected with her battle to 'maintain' power, reports "dailymail.co.uk".
When making a comparison between her own life and that of the character, she told "Rolling Stone": "I've also tried very hard - and this is one thing I regret - to convince people that I wasn't the one holding the puppet strings of my marketing existence, or the fact that I sit in a conference room several times a week and come up with these ideas.
"I felt for a very long time that people don't want to think of a woman in music who isn't just a happy, talented accident.
"People love new female artistes so much because they're able to explain that woman's success. There's an easy trajectory. Look at the 'Game of Thrones' finale. I specifically really related to Daenerys' storyline because for me it portrayed that it is a lot easier for a woman to attain power than to maintain it."
Of course, Swift acknowledges Daenerys isn't necessarily a good character. given the several killings she gets done throughout the series. When this aspect of Daenerys' character was mentioned, Swift said her observation was a "total metaphor". (IANS)