Game of Thrones is just a few days away from the telecast its first episode of the final season. Fans all over the world are excited and not just the fans but the cast cannot keep their cool as well. There have been leaks regarding the show, but when it comes to Game of Thrones nothing can be trusted. The actors meanwhile are busy with their interviews and promotions. There have been some interesting back stories leaked by the actors in interviews and they all make sense.
Sophie Turner who plays the character of Sansa Stark on the show revealed that she got paid less than the actor Kit Harrington who plays Jon Snow on the show. Well, it is a matter of wonder as the actress who is a vocal supporter of the Time’s Up campaign and gender equality gets paid less. Sophie Turner later explained the reason why and it absolutely will take you out of your wonderful world.
She said, “Kit got more money than me, but he had a bigger storyline. And for the last series, he had something crazy like 70-night shoots, and I didn’t have that many. I was like, ‘You know what… You keep that money.” The actress does ensure that she is getting paid equally like her male lead through her contract. But we are so happy to see that she believes that Kit Harrington deserved the extra pay because he has worked hard for it. He is not getting paid for being a Male but for working harder than his female co-star Sophie Turner.
Sophie Turner respects this fact and more importantly recognizes Kit Harrington’s hard work. Sophie Turner does not feel somewhere less because of this but for her, it is equal treatment of the genders. On the workforce in the industry she said, “Now, you see women in the camera departments, producing, directing. It’s exciting”