Kit Harington talks ‘terrifying’ pressure of becoming focus of Game of Thrones

Brenda Watkins
March 21, 2019

The actor told Variety that when it was all happening, "It wasn't a very good time in my life".

"I had to feel very grateful for what I have, but I felt incredibly concerned about whether I could even f-ing act", he said.

The majority of Harington's 20s were spent in "Castle Black" with his signature long curly hair and oversized fur coat.

Harington goes on to say he feels a great privilege knowing how the series concludes and hopes its ending does right by the show's fans.

But Harington said it also freed him of one of the most emotional experiences of his time as Jon. "None of it. I didn't spent much of my time thinking, 'What is gonna happen?' because I knew whatever I would think would be wrong". "I took off the costume, and it felt like my skin was being peeled away", he said. "I had a shaky time in my life around there".

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Now Harington is done with Game of Thrones, and looking forward to new projects (ones in which he can plays "characters who are deeply flawed"), but the show's massive success is still not without its difficulties. "It felt like someone was shedding me of something". "I had felt very unsafe, and I wasn't talking to anyone", he admitted. Let us not forget what show this is, just because he is thought to be the hero, doesn't mean he will have a happy ending, I mean, he may not even survive.

When his character, Jon Snow, was temporarily killed off in the fifth season's finale before getting resurrected, the pressure on Harington became hard to bear.

As a follow-up to its odd call for blood donations in celebration of Game of Thrones' final season, HBO has now launched the third phase of its "For the Throne" campaign with a treasure hunt of sorts. Truly. Every aspect of this last season is just next level bigger than you think you've ever seen before.

One more fan then offered another theory, suggesting that the image shows "everyone who dies next season".

Harrington has worked on a show that examines the deeper roots of politics for the better part of 10 years, so it's only fair to assume that he knows a thing or two.

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