The Game Of Thrones star on chemistry and connection
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Known not only for her gorgeous ginger locks, but also for her critically acclaimed role as Sansa Stark in everyone’s favourite medieval fantasy Game Of Thrones, Sophie Turner has revealed something very exciting for the LGBTQI+ community.
In a kickass interview on the topic of sisterhood and teenage years with Rolling Stone, the actress referred to her past intimate experiences of love as being with “a soul, not a gender”.
Now engaged to the multi-talented singer, actor and songwriter Joe Jonas, the star continued, “Once you’ve found the right person, you just know. I feel like I’m much older a soul than I am in age. I feel like I’ve lived life, you know. I’ve met enough guys to know – I’ve met enough girls to know.”
“Everyone experiments,” she explained. “It’s part of growing up.”
Despite not feeling the need to label herself, Turner said that she has “never sat up and thought about my sexuality for hours”.
In a previous interview with co-star and bestie Maisie Williams, Turner revealed that the two are often mistaken for a couple. “Even though we are sisters [in Game Of Thrones], we tried to sneak a kiss into every scene we did together to freak everyone out a bit.”
The two are often shipped on Twitter and we reckon #Mophie are the kind of best friend goals we should all aspire to.
Mophie (noun) — the adorable friendship between Game of Thrones stars Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams; who you & your bestie wish you were. 👭💕 pic.twitter.com/ObbYgEz4rY— Cosmopolitan (@Cosmopolitan) March 1, 2019
But with Turner’s wedding in site, it seems that this ship is strictly platonic, and we’re fine with that.
Until then Turner states that she would quite like her character in Game of Thrones, to be bisexual. “In the Game Of Thrones universe, I think she’s going to have to swing the other way, because the men thing isn’t working for her,” she once told EW.
So who knows what the future holds. If the show is able to have dragons, why can’t it have a strong bisexual lead character too?
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