Actress Sophie Turner has revealed that she’s been told to lose weight for roles, even when her size had nothing to do with the character she was playing.
While she didn’t mention any specific roles, the already thin "Game of Thrones" star told Porter Magazine in their August 2017 issue how she felt it was “so f***ed up.”
"There are often times when I have done jobs and they've told me that I have to lose weight, even when it has nothing to do with the character," she told the magazine.
Turner, who was featured in SELF magazine last year, opened up about working out with celebrity trainer James Farmer while shooting X-Men: Apocalypse.
Her routine included cardio like running and burpees, and also included using equipment like kettlebells and resistance bands. Additionally, she started paying attention to what she ate.
"Exercise has made me feel more positive about my body, less self-conscious," she said."I don't know if I look any different, but I feel stronger, and I can do more, which is such a good feeling. It's so liberating.”
Turner will play Sansa Stark until Game of Thrones ends next year, and has said the show has given her quite the sex education.
“The first time I ever found out about oral sex was from reading the script,” she told The Sunday Times. “I was like, ‘Wow! People do that? That’s fascinating!’”