Kit Harington Is Done Playing Heroes Like Jon Snow: ‘It’s Not a Masculine Role the World Needs’

Kit Harington Is Done Playing Heroes Like Jon Snow: ‘It’s Not a Masculine Role the World Needs’
Kit Harington is no longer interested in playing characters that resemble Jon Snow, the “Game of Thrones” hero he portrayed for eight years on HBO’s blockbuster fantasy series. During an interview with The Telegraph (via Insider), Harington said roles like heroic Jon Snow and the masculinity the character represents no longer need to be put out into the world.

“I feel that emotionally men have a problem, a blockage, and that blockage has come from the Second World War, passed down from grandfather to father to son,” Harington said. “We do not speak about how we feel because it shows weakness, because it is not masculine. Having portrayed a man who was silent, who was heroic, I feel going forward that is a role I don’t want to play any more. It is not a masculine role that the world needs to see much more of.”

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