Sophie Turner says she thought-about suicide over ‘Sport of Thrones’ criticism


Sophie Turner says her “Sport of Thrones” fame negatively affected her whereas rising up in entrance of tens of millions of viewers.

“I used to be so in love with [working on ‘Game of Thrones’] … I couldn’t imagine I used to be going to receives a commission for it … All the pieces was unimaginable, it solely began to go downhill I believe once I began to hit puberty and actually puberty at like 17 and my metabolism was slowing down massively and I used to be gaining weight,” Turner advised Dr. Phil on his podcast, including, “and there was the social media scrutiny and all the pieces and that was when it sort of hit me.”

Turner, 23, mentioned she’s suffered from despair for “about 5 or 6 years.”

“The most important problem for me is simply getting away from bed and getting out of the home, and studying to like your self is the largest problem I believe,” she shared.

When her buddies have been all going off to school, Turner remained at dwelling to proceed engaged on the hit HBO sequence. The mixture of residing at dwelling along with her dad and mom, her buddies going to highschool and the rise of social media, nevertheless, made her really feel “alone.”

“I had no motivation to do something or exit,” Turner defined. Even with my finest buddies … I might cry and cry and cry.”

Finally, Turner’s despair turned an excessive amount of and he or she began considering ending all of it.

“It’s bizarre. I say I wasn’t very depressed once I was youthful, however I used to consider suicide lots once I was youthful. I don’t know why although,” Turner defined. “Possibly it’s only a bizarre fascination I used to have, however yeah, I used to consider it. I don’t assume I ever would have gone via with it. I don’t know.”

Turner mentioned she’s doing “significantly better” after present process remedy and medicine.

“I like myself now or greater than I used to now,” she revealed. “I don’t assume I like myself in any respect, however I’m now with somebody [fiancé Joe Jonas] who makes me understand I do have some redeeming qualities I suppose.”

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