Game of Thrones: Kit Harington explains how ‘You know nothing, Jon Snow’ performed an element in his wedding ceremony


It’s a busy month for Game of Thrones star Kit Harington. In slightly greater than per week, the present that made him a star will start its ultimate season on HBO, and this weekend he is serving to to advertise that final run of episodes by internet hosting Saturday Night Live for the primary time. To promote that, Harington stopped by The Tonight Show Thursday evening, the place host Jimmy Fallon had lots of rumours that he needed to debate. 

Fallon positively did ask about numerous Game of Thrones plot rumors, however figuring out Harington could not actually reply spoilery questions, he additionally got here ready with a number of different show-related subjects that allowed the younger actor to inform a number of amusing tales about how the present has affected his life, beginning with the signature line “You know nothing, Jon Snow.”

That line, spoken steadily by the wildling girl Ygritte (performed by Harington’s now-wife Rose Leslie), is the one Harington hears on the road greater than some other, and he confirmed to Fallon that he hears it “doubly” now that he is usually strolling alongside the actress who made it well-known. He does not take pleasure in it, however he cannot escape it, a lot in order that it made its method into his and Leslie’s wedding ceremony day.

“The worst was — because I hate it, I hate it when people say it — and my brother managed to get it into the end of my best man speech,” Harington stated. “It was quite sweet, actually. He said ‘Looking at the woman you’re marrying, it shows you do know something, Jon Snow.’ Which is sweet.”

Speaking of Harington and Leslie’s relationship, Fallon additionally requested him if it was true that he as soon as attended a fancy dress social gathering dressed as Jon Snow. That is true, and it was for Leslie’s 30th birthday, which took the type of a fancy dress social gathering with the theme “bad taste.” Harington grabbed an inexpensive Jon Snow costume from a retailer, however not everybody was in on the joke.

“I thought, ‘What’s worse taste than going as the character you play in the show you’re in?’ It’s really bad taste,” he stated. “So I did, considering it was actually humorous. The hassle was, we had these two ladies, , handing out canapés and drinks and issues, they usually had not been advised what the theme of the costume social gathering was. So they simply noticed me dressed as my character from Game of Thrones. It’s like, ‘You unhappy unhappy man.'”

Then there was the rumor that Harington now owns a statue of himself in character as Jon Snow, which he confirmed can be true. It’s the statue from the Game of Thrones Season eight teaser set within the crypts of Winterfell, through which Jon, Arya Stark (Maisie Williams) and Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner) all faces statues of themselves which signify their dying. When the shoot was over, Harington requested if he may preserve his likeness, which the manufacturing then shipped from Belfast to his dwelling in England.

“Sophie and Maisie did not preserve their statues, so I believe that is…I actually need to take a protracted look within the mirror. Or at my statue,” he stated.

So, now that Game of Thrones is over, what does a person do with a life-sized statue of himself dressed as a personality he is now not taking part in?

“I believe now, everybody retains asking me how is it that Thrones is ending, and I’m clearly unhappy about it ending, and I assumed I’d make the statue right into a type of shrine in my backyard that I’d go and cry in entrance of,” Harington stated. 

Saturday Night Live airs Saturday at 11:30 p.m. EST. Game of Thrones returns April 14 on HBO.

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