Sansa Stark is no different. Sophie Turner has been candid about her mental health issues, admitting to having an eating disorder while filming Game of Thrones. I’ve also witnessed what it can do to those who surround [the victims] “In 2019, the actress told Marie Claire Australia.
“When I was a teenager, my metabolism plummeted to the depths of the ocean, and I began to become spotty and gain weight, all while being caught on video.”
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Around the same time as her cover story, Turner mentioned on the “Phil in the Blanks” podcast that social media users were eager to criticize her appearance. “People used to remark things like, ‘Damn, Sansa gained 10 pounds,’ ‘Damn, Sansa has to lose 10 pounds,’ or ‘Sansa gained weight.’
“I used to get a lot of remarks about my skin and my weight and how I wasn’t a good actress,” she told Dr. Phil McGraw. “I’d believe it if you told me.” ‘Yeah, I’m spotty,’ I’d say. I am overweight. ‘I’m a terrible actress.’ I’d believe it if you told me. I’d have [the costume department] tighten my corset somewhat.
I’ve just become quite self-conscious. “Turner’s urge to socialize was influenced by his body image issues. I couldn’t get myself to do anything or go out.” “Even with my closest friends, I wouldn’t want to see them or go out to dine with them,” she continued. I can’t get out of the house.
‘I’m not interested in doing anything.’ I was unwell for a long time with an eating disorder and had company. “It’s a live-in therapist who would make sure I wasn’t doing anything harmful with my food habits,” she told Elle in May 2022.
One night, I was reliving in my thoughts a comment I’d seen on Instagram. ‘I’m so overweight, I’m so unloved,’ I thought as I spun around. She informed me, ‘You know, no one really cares.’ Although I know you believe it, no one else does. ‘You’re not that important.’… That was the most practical advice I could have received.”