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Some 'Game of Thrones' fans outraged by Sansa Stark rape scene
Some 'Game of Thrones' fans outraged by Sansa Stark rape scene

Some "Game of Thrones" fans say they are giving up on the show after a controversial rape scene in last week's episode. Outrage followed Sunday's episode in which Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner) is raped by the villainous Ramsay Bolton. In addition to provoking those who believe "Game of Thrones" treats the subject of rape in a cavalier way, the scene also angered fans who felt HBO's story line is drifting too far from the George R.R. Martin fantasy novels that serve as the basis of the series. Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) was among the protesters. "Gratuitous rape scene disgusting and unacceptable," she tweeted Tuesday, declaring...

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