"But as far as sci-fi and fantasy," Momoa says in the clip, "I love that there's so many things you can do, like rip someone's tongue out of their throat and get away with it and rape beautiful women."
His remark is immediately met with widespread applause from the audience, while co-stars seated next to him (including Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage and Kit Harington) put their hands over their faces in assumed embarrassment.
"Next question," Momoa adds.
Momoa has not responded publicly to the attention his remark is suddenly receiving, but E! News has reached out to his rep for comment.
In a 2011 interview with the New York Post, the Justice League star spoke at greater lengths to the prevalence of sexual violence on Game of Thrones.
In reference to a scene where Momoa's character assaults Clarke's character Daenerys, he said, "Yeah, I'm raping Emilia.Read more at EOnline