Sansa Stink? Sophie Turner was forbidden to scrub her hair for Game of Thrones’ later seasons

With issues heating up in Westeros these days, who actually has time for a great bathtub? During a latest interview with InType, Sophie Turner (who performs Sansa Stark of Winterfell) revealed that she was banned from washing her hair for the later seasons of HBO’s excessive fantasy collection, Game of Thrones.

“For the first few seasons I was allowed to wash my hair because I was an aristocratic young girl,” mentioned the Dark Phoenix actor. “Towards Season 5, they started asking me to not wash my hair and it was really disgusting. Now, I wear I wig so I can wash my hair whenever I want, which is nice. But yes, for a couple of years I was living with pretty greasy hair.”

In a means, Game of Thrones (primarily based on the novels by George R.R. Martin) is just like the world of Star Wars — it is a very gritty and sensible universe that feels extraordinarily lived-in. Nothing is especially new, and there is at all times this fixed sense of griminess to the environments and characters, which provides real believability to this fantasy land of dragons, zombies, and witches.

Sansa was featured in our first actual have a look at the eighth and remaining season of the present, with the collection set to return this spring. In a mega-trailer launched by HBO throughout this 12 months’s Golden Globes, we see Turner’s character turning Winterfell over to Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke), who has arrived with Sansa’s adopted brother, Jon Snow (Kit Harrington). At the tip of Season 7, Dany and Jon turned lovers, unknowing that they’re really associated; Dany is Jon’s aunt.


Season eight of Game of Thrones will include simply six episodes and premiere on HBO Sunday, April 14.

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