Kit Harington started therapy during Game of Thrones

Kit Harington started therapy during Game of Thrones

"I've got this theory we kind of screwed the political landscape", he said. April 14 honestly can't come soon enough.

The more people like Harington draw attention to that, the more it hopefully encourages others suffering from similar stresses to reach out themselves - and that's a valuable way of utilising the spotlight that Game of Thrones has thrust upon him. The dark-haired, rustically handsome actor needed help adjusting to his life that was turned upside-down when he was thrown into the spotlight. Harington tells Variety that fans won't be disappointed by what the show has in store. And while he has many fond memories on set, the 32-year-old said many scenes took a heavy toll on his personal life. "I had felt very unsafe, and I wasn't talking to anyone", Harington said.

The most hard part of his journey with the show, he says, is when Jon Snow became one of the main plot points.

"You have these in-jokes, and these relationships that thrive for eight years", continued Harington. His character is certainly dealing with a lot, but always remains stoic and strong.

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You can read what Harington had to say about it in an interview with Variety down below. But one point in particular sent the actor into therapy and forced him to question his role on the epic series. "I had to feel very grateful for what I have, bit I felt incredibly concerned about whether I could even f-ing act".

"[It was] a huge heave of emotion". 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.

"The end of Jon's journey, whatever that may be ..."

Harington said: "I think it was a story about power". Especially as Jon Snow became a household name. You realise, well, there isn't more. Naturally, fans are all over that information, theorizing what Daenerys's switch to red might mean. He was already a star thanks to the show, but the past two seasons have made Jon - and by extension Harington, with his black curls and earnest eyes - an icon. And only one thing is for sure: "from the horrifying secrets of Westeros' history to the true origin of the white walkers, the mysteries of the East to the Starks of legend-it's not the story we think we know".