is serious about fandom — at least when there’s philanthropy involved.
The actor attended Sean Penn’s annual gala supporting relief in Haiti at Milk Studios in Los Angeles on Saturday night, where he made a huge bid. During the auction, Pitt offered $120,000 to watch an episode — one single episode — of “Game of Thrones” with starsand , according to .
Both actors were at the event, so they got to witness it all. Funnily enough, Harington wasn’t actually included in the original prize, which started at $20,000; the auctioneer got him to agree to join after Pitt had already bid $90,000. Once Harington committed, Pitt went up to $120,000. That was as high as he would go, though, and ultimately, some other “Game of Thrones” fan with deep pockets won by bidding $160,000.
Paying six figures might seem insane to even the most devoted “Game of Thrones” fans, but at least the attendees were bidding for a good cause. The eventfor J/P Hatian Relief Organization and its nonprofit partner organizations, the Associated Press reports.