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Sophie Turner talks about that ‘Game of Thrones’ rape scene


The Internet was not pleased with what HBO hit “Game of Thrones” put Sansa Stark through on her recent wedding night — that would be forced marital rape by her new husband, the psychopathic Ramsay Bolton — and many critics made their voices heard. But you know who didn’t have a problem with it? Sophie Turner, the actress who plays Sansa.

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“When I read that scene, I kind of loved it,” she told Entertainment Weekly before filming the pivotal scene. “It was all so messed up. It’s also so daunting for me to do it. I’ve been making [producer Bryan Cogman] feel so bad for writing that scene: ‘I can’t believe you’re doing this to me!’ But I secretly loved it.” So there.

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