In the week since Game of Thrones Season 5 Episode 6 scandalized viewers with an unexpected rape scene, critics of the show have called for a boycott, while Thrones enthusiasts have continued to insist that the show is no more shocking than it's ever been.

Of course, all of this is unlikely to change the way showrunners D.B. Weiss and David Benioff approach their source material, and while last night's installment was completed several months before the latest GoT controversy, it serves as a reminder that Westeros will forever remain a bloody and brutal place.

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After a long, ugly legal battle, actress Kelly Rutherford has been awarded sole custody of her two children.

A California judge has ordered that Rutherford's son Hermes, 9, and daughter Helena, 5, be immediately returned to Los Angeles. The children have been living with their father, Daniel Giersch, in Monaco since 2012.

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John Nash, the Nobel Prize-winning mathematician whose life inspired the acclaimed 2001 film A Beautiful Mind, was killed in a car accident in New Jersey on Saturday. He was 86 years old.

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