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Sophie Turner says she has already told the ending of Game of Thrones to a few people

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Sophie Turner drops a massive hint about Sansa Stark's fate

Game of Thrones Season 8 airs on April 14 on HBO and we can’t hold our excitement any longer. Cast and crew members have hyped up the new season a lot this time especially Sophie Turner who has widely talked about how the ending of Game of Thrones has the potential to divide the fans. According to her:

“This season is bloodier than ever. It’s full of betrayal, full of war, full of danger. That’s all I can say without giving too much away.”

Well, Sophie recently talked to W Magazine, where she talked about how she maintains her hair, which souvenir she took from the Game of Thrones set, and how bad she actually is at keeping secrets, especially about the show. First of all, she revealed the initial difficulties she would face as fans wouldn’t recognize her in her natural blonde hair. She said:

“At first, I had anonymity with the blonde hair, and now it’s a bit less. At the beginning, people freaked out. They hated it. They were like, “She’s not a Stark anymore; she’s trying to be Targaryen.” I was like, “Guys, this is my natural hair colour.” But they are a little less freaked out now.”

There was a time when Sophie believed that dying her hair red was the scariest thing about Game of Thrones. When asked if she still feels the same way, Sophie revealed:

“I don’t think it’s true so much, years later. I think there are a few more scary things that have happened since. At the time, as a 13-year-old girl, it was the scariest thing. But after that, I loved my red hair so much.”

Sophie totally took it to the next level by revealing the only thing she took from the set of Game of Thrones:

“It gets very greasy. It never used to be like that. I think it’s because I wear a wig on Game of Thrones, so the glue gets stuck in my hair, so I had to wash it every day and my hair is now used to that. If it’s any longer than two days, it gets greasy.”

“I am very glad [the wig’s gone.] I didn’t want to keep it. I was like, ‘Goodbye!’ The only thing I kept was a corset…I was thinking about framing it, but people might think it’s a bit weird. Wearing it would be weird. And it’s not the one that covers your boobs.”

Finally, when asked if she knew when the new season of Game of Thrones will come out ahead of its reveal by HBO, Sophie said:

“I did. Or did I? I knew when the actual [red carpet] premiere was going to be. But I didn’t know the episode date.”

And, yes she also said that she is really bad at keeping secrets especially about the new season of Game of Thrones. She said:

“I’m so bad at keeping secrets. I don’t think people tell me things anymore because they know that I can’t keep them. I’ve already told the ending of Game of Thrones to a few people.”

“I was like, ‘Hey, if you want to know, I’ll tell you.’ But it’s people that I know not random people. It’s people that I know will keep the secret.”

What were your thoughts on Sophie Turner’s interview on W Magazine? Tell us in the comments section down below.






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Salma Hayek can’t wait to work with Kit Harington in Marvel’s The Eternals

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Game of Thrones has such a big fan following that many Hollywood actors themselves are big fans of the show, and are known to have a fan moment when they run into the cast. We saw one come from one of the most celebrated Hollywood actresses, Salma Hayek, who expressed her excitement about working with Kit Harington. Read on!

Kit Harington, who played the role of Jon Snow on the show was recently announced to be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe with The Eternals. He will be playing the role of the Black Knight, a.k.a. Dane Whitman, joining his former onscreen brother Richard Madden (Robb Stark). Also a part of the cast is Salma Hayek, who seems to have recently met Kit for what could possibly be a first table read or something similar for the film. She posted a picture with him to Instagram, with a caption expressing her excitement about working with him:

Well, there’s no denying that Kit, Robb, Salma and others will be amazing in this movie. Set for a 2020 release, we’re expecting to hear more and more about the film in the upcoming months. Are you guys excited yet? Tell us in the comments, down below!






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Most viewers were satisfied with the final season of Game of Thrones, says online poll

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Most viewers were satisfied with the final season of Game of Thrones; says an online poll

Game of Thrones is one of the most talked-about things in recent times. Although one means no disrespect towards the saga of Ice and Fire, the popular opinion has seemed to lean towards the negative during and after the show’s final season. Inconsistent character arcs, premature swansong, lack of explanation, etc. were some of the opinions floating around the internet and our social circles. The dissatisfaction felt very real when more than a million people signed a petition to urge HBO to remake the final season.

While it’s easy to take the Mountain i.e. the Game of Thrones down on negative howls, it takes a lot more than a Hound to actually do so. YouGov, internet-based market research and data analytics firm proved the same with a recently conducted online survey. It has revealed some interesting data related to our beloved show and its reception among the viewers. And it’s not all negative. Read on!

Most viewers were satisfied with the final season of Game of Thrones; says an online poll

The company conducted the digital poll keeping Emmy’s in the eye. It speaks for the nominated shows on behalf of 2475 US adults selected from a panel of 1.2 million individuals. The sample size doesn’t seem so significant and even limits the geography to the USA. Yet it can account for popular opinion due to random sampling involved in the selection of the participants.

Without any further ado, let’s dive into the findings that pertain to Game of Thrones.

The extent of satisfaction: 52% of participants said that they were “very satisfied” or “somewhat satisfied” with the final season of Game of Thrones. So yeah, most people seem to be satisfied. However, 41% expressed that they were unsatisfied, with 7% choosing no sides. Not the result one anticipated for Game of Thrones before the final season aired.

Outstanding Drama Series: 18% of people chose the HBO series as the most deserving show to win the Outstanding Drama Series at the Emmy’s; the most for any show. We know that there’s going to be no more Game of Thrones, at least not in the present form. So, it could be an emotional choice or perhaps a callback for the cumulative experience the series has generated over the years. Or maybe, they genuinely liked the whole thing!

Level of Engagement with the show: 18% said that they had watched every single episode of Game of Thrones to date; while a whopping 44% have neither watched a single episode nor intend to; again the most among all the shows. This feels ironical; a show that got more eyeballs than any other show has also managed to escape the fancy of an equally huge number.

David Benioff and D.B. Weiss: When asked if they would be interested in watching something that the Game of Thrones showrunners make, 29% expressed an interest while 38% chose to be uninterested in their future ventures. The duo has received the maximum flak for the final season not being up to the mark. No wonder, the results don’t reflect otherwise.

Now, these revelations are not set in stone nor do they speak on behalf of everyone. There is even a margin of statistical error in the analysis itself. But they do involve a methodology and represent a general trend towards the sought-after show. Game of Thrones has sparked conversations with every new season since its inception. And it’s still very much alive, especially with multiple promising prequels in the pipeline. In spite of all that, we can hardly say that the show got an ideal farewell from the viewers.

Most viewers were satisfied with the final season of Game of Thrones; says an online poll

 

If you were to ask us, we would say we were content with the final result; i.e. the final position of every character in Westeros or to the West of it (Arya), although we don’t think this was the best way to reach there. What do you guys think? Tell us in the comments below.






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Emilia Clarke is vacationing in India with Rose Leslie, reveals details on Instagram

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Emilia Clarke is vacationing in India with Rose Leslie, reveals details on Instagram

Game of Thrones stars have had one of the more stressful jobs of the decade, being so popular, and acting in a show that has an intense production as well as the attention surrounding it. So it’s understandable when you hear that the Mother of Dragons, Emilia Clarke, is currently on a spiritual vacation to India, accompanied by none other than Rose Leslie, who played Ygritte, and they seem to be having a great time. Read on!

Emilia recently posted a bunch of pictures through an Instagram post, showing her and Rose having the best time in India, and even getting robbed by some monkeys. Check it out:

Emilia says in a hashtag in the caption that she was at Ananda Spa Himalayas, and then discusses her off time spent in India with her bestie, Rose Leslie. Looks like the pair left Kit Harington behind on this little trip. Emilia also revealed that they were robbed by monkeys, which is quite a common sight in some parts of India and even included a picture of a bunch of adorable monkeys caught red-handed.

Emilia also seemed to have gotten some reading done in her time in India, and it seems like it was, all in all, a relaxing trip after a decade on Game of Thrones. That’s not all, a while ago, Emilia had revealed that she was about 1/8th Indian, through her grandmother that was half Indian, and that she loved that part of herself.

Well, it’s unclear if the pair are still in India, but you might spot them around if they are. Talk to us in the comments, down below!






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