Well, that didn't take long. As if having your favorite character killed in grand fashion wasn't enough, it seems the creators of Game of Thrones have zero tolerance for anything that takes attention away from the plotline.

No spoilers here, but it's probably crossed your social media newsfeed already. I think it's safe to discuss this Starbucks coffee cup that was spotted on the most recent episode of Game of Thrones.

HBO must be brewing wildly over what will surely be known as the "coffee cup conspiracy" before the the award-winning show's finale this year. The entertainment network gave a statement regarding the conspicuous cup: "The latte that appeared in the episode was a mistake. Daenerys had ordered an herbal tea." Uh, surely they could have done better than that.

Since the ruckus over the coffee cup seems to have gone viral the show makers have edited out the coffee cup from the show, so if you missed it, you'll probably only find it in online memes or ripped-off rebroadcasts of the original episode.

Starbucks obviously had a good chuckle over the whole ordeal: