Mariah, RDJ & More Celebs Who've Claimed 'Game of Thrones'' Iron Throne — at Least on Instagram

From Mariah Carey to Robert Downey Jr., these stars got their moment to shine while on the almighty throne

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Mariah Carey

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Mariah Carey/Twitter

"Major Game of Thrones spoilers...." the singer warned when she tweeted a photo of herself as the rightful heir to the iron throne. Carey's followers replied to praise the singer with comments like, "The true Queen of Westeros!" and "Yessss! Queen Mariah, Mother of Lambs, Ruler of All!"

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Robert Downey Jr.

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"Stark is finally king," the actor wrote on Facebook next to this photo of himself sitting on the coveted throne. The photo went viral thanks to Stark fans from both the Marvel Universe and the world of Westeros.

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Aaron Rodgers

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“Tiger Wins. @Bucks playoff opener. GOT Final Season begins. #dreamsunday” the Green Bay Packers quarterback tweeted alongside an epic photo of himself sitting on the iron throne.

Little did fans know that Rodgers would make a cameo on episode five as a soldier for the Golden Company army supporting Cersei Lannister at King’s Landing. Rodgers was among the men lined up to battle Daenerys Targaryen’s army, fronted by Jon Snow (Kit Harington) and Grey Worm (Jacob Anderson).

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Grumpy Cat

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Real Grumpy Cat/ Instagram

"I was King once. It was awful," the famous feline recalled in a hilarious tweet.

The late Internet sensation tacked on the hashtag "#GrumpOfThrones" as the cherry on top of this adorable photo.

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Kristin Chenoweth

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Chenoweth could not contain her excitement when she got her chance to sit on the throne. "This is the moment I've been waiting for," the actress said in a 2018 promo for the show. Once the actress took a seat she belted out an earth-shattering high note to commemorate the major moment.

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Jason Momoa & Kit Harington

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Costars Momoa and Harington couldn't resist their chance at the throne so they decided to share it. Would Khal Drogo and Jon Snow be so playful with each other if given the chance? Probably not ...

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Jason Momoa & Emilia Clarke

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Jason Momoa/Instagram

Once it was Clarke's turn to take the throne, Momoa held up his Khaleesi. "Moon of my life @emilia_clarke every time I leave you my face hurts from smiling too much," the actor captioned the boomerang of the two making silly poses.

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Sophie Turner

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Sansa Stark fans would love for this moment to be true. Will Turner's character claim the throne? Only time will tell ...

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Maisie Williams

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Arya Stark could very well take the throne for herself by the series finale. Williams, who plays the youngest Stark sister on the show, got to experience how it would feel to take the throne in real life while her character inched one step closer on the show.

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Big Boi

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The rapper from Outkast took his shot at the throne during his Catch the Throne All Star Weekend Event he hosted in New Orleans in 2014.

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John Bradley

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Since surviving the epic Battle of Winterfell, Samwell Tarly might have a chance to live to see who claims the throne. In the meantime, Bradley, the actor who plays Tarly, has already had his moment.

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Jerry Ferrara

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It was an HBO family affair when Entourage's Ferrara, a.k.a. Turtle, came to make his visit to the throne.

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Michelle Fairley

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If only Catelyn Stark lived long enough to see herself on the throne. For now, Fairley, the actress who played mother Stark on the HBO show, can experience it for her.

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