SO­PHIE TURNER WAS TOLD TO LOSE WEIGHT FOR MOVIE

Hindustan Times (Patna) - Live - - Entertainment -

English ac­tor So­phie Turner (be­low) from the fan­tasy show, Game of Thrones, says she has been asked to re­duce her weight for her work in the past, even when her size was ir­rel­e­vant to the role.

The 21-year-old ac­tor says, “There are of­ten times when I have done jobs and they’ve told me that I have to lose weight, even when it has noth­ing to do with the char­ac­ter. It is so f***ed up,” she said.

The ac­tor came into the spotlight after play­ing Sansa Stark on Game of Thrones. She ini­tially strug­gled to adapt to life in the pub­lic, so tried to carry on her life as nor­mal. “It was so grad­ual that I still treat my life and my so­cial me­dia as if I wasn’t in the pub­lic eye,” she says. “I was writ­ing rash po­lit­i­cal stuff that would get a neg­a­tive re­ac­tion and my team would tell me to take it down. Now I am learn­ing to keep my mouth shut.”

PHOTO: AL­BERTO E. RO­DRIGUEZ/GETTY IM­AGES/AFP

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