Although Kit và Emilia did not get lớn work together for most of GOT, they did develop a close relationship very early on...
They played the main characters, Jon Snow và Daenerys Targaryen, in one of TV"s biggest shows in history, Games of Thrones. Although Kit Harington and Emilia Clarke did not get to work together for most of the run of the show, they did develop a close relationship very early on.
From teasing each other on và off the set, being there for tư vấn as the show"s popularity exploded, & simply sharing a laugh, Kit & Emilia remind us of the joy of being best friends with your favorite co-worker. With the show now over, & Kit and Emilia moving on to lớn new projects, let"s take a look at 15 facts about Kit và Emilia"s sweet relationship through the years.
15 Their Ending On Games Of Thrones Was Tragic, But In Real Life Kit & Emilia Are Great Friends
While it may have taken fans some time to accept Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen"s devastating fate, some consolation comes from the fact that the amazing actors who portray them are safe và sound and continue khổng lồ be very good friends.
Indeed, the actors formed a special friendship soon after they met. "I remember vividly the first time I met Emilia, which was in the hotel bar in Belfast, before season one. I was sort of bowled over by this absolutely stunning, petite girl with this wicked sense of humor. We became very fast friends quite quickly," Kit candidly revealed in 2017.
14 Emilia Was There When Kit Tied The Knot With Co-Star Rose Leslie
Kit and Rose met in 2012 on the mix of Games of Thrones & came lớn play fictional husband & wife Jon và Ygritte during seasons 3 & 4 of the show. The co-stars debuted as a couple in real-life in năm nhâm thìn and got married in June 2018 in Scotland.
The wedding was attended by the hugely popular Games of Thrones cast, including Emilia, who was photographed arriving at the ceremony sporting a huge smile in honor of her marrying friends.
13 And, In Fact, The Two Ladies Are Also Best Friends
Rose & Emilia have been good friends since working in the massive HBO production, with Kit even telling Esquire in 2019 "Me, Rose, & Emilia have been best mates for years."
And just a quick look at Emilia"s Instagram account is proof that the two most important ladies in Jon Snow"s life are very close in real life. In 2019, the two friends even went on a trip to India together, with Emilia sharing a radiant Instagram post of the two smiling in the sun.
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12 Kit và Emilia chia sẻ The Same Dark Kind Of Humor
Kit has famously said how surprised he was, upon meeting Emilia, by her "wicked sense of humor."
But it"s also the contradiction between her petite figure and sweet demeanor và her darker, playful nature that"s brought the friends together. "Emilia is so sweet, so giving, but she also has a filthy, filthy mind when she wants to," Kit revealed to Elle in 2017.
11 They Were Real Life Friends A Long Time Before They Filmed Their First Scene Together In game Of Thrones
Although Kit & Emilia met on the set of the show very early on, it took them 7 seasons for their characters" storylines khổng lồ bring them together.
However, as Kit has said, their "friendship was based around doing press và meeting each other at Comic-Con or hanging out outside of Thrones."
10 Kit Has Said The First Time He Met Emilia She Took His Breath Away
It was another candid revelation from Kit, who has always been very gracious when talking about his long-time friend.
"I remember the first time I ever saw her. I had been talking to lớn Rich Madden at bar & he went, "I’ve just met the new Daenerys. She’s gorgeous." và I was like, "Really? I haven’t met her yet." và then she came in và I saw her and was like, "Wow." She takes your breath away when she walks into a room, Emilia," he recollected in this 2019 Esquire interview.
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9 Emilia Often Shares Posts About Kit (And Her Many Friends) On Her Social Media
When it comes to social media, Emilia is not shy to mô tả posts of her friends and her other co-stars. She was particularly generous to lớn her Game of Throne fans, often sharing videos or photos of Kit having fun on set in Ireland.
In one funny post, Emilia shared a đoạn clip of Kit pretending lớn be a dragon flying in the wind!
8 Emilia Once Pitched Kit For A Star Wars Role
Emilia went from one huge cultural phenomenon to lớn another when she played the role of Qi"ra in Solo: A Star Wars Story in 2018.
When asked who should play a young Luke Skywalker during the movie premiere, she promptly thought of Kit: "I feel lượt thích I have khổng lồ say Kit Harington, because I have to, bởi you know what I mean?"
7 Their Reactions When They Found Out The Fate Of Their trò chơi Of Thrones Characters On The Season 8 Finale Was Epic
The viral photos showed Kit during the final script table reading. As Kit reaches the section where he learns Jon Snow kills Daenerys Targaryen, he breaks down in shock, covering his mouth & putting his hands on his hair.
Emilia returns Kit"s look with a resigned smile while slouching in her chair. Despite their reactions, the final scene was as powerful and heartbreaking as it befitted the two characters, a testament khổng lồ the professionalism và talent of the co-stars và friends.
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6 They Once Kissed During A 2012 Rolling Stone Photoshoot
The sensual shot was captured by photographer Peggy Sirota, who shared it in post several years later in 2016.
"This moment was unforgettable <...> I asked them lớn kiss, I suppose love was in the air, và I was just lucky enough to lớn be there," the photographer captioned her amazing Instagram post.
5 Kit and Emilia Actually Hang Out Outside Work
Kit và Emilia (and Rose) often hung out together during the filming of the show, traveling, going for a drink at the pub, or even checking out a concert together.
That"s what Emilia & Kit did, accompanied by Thrones co-star Nathalie Emmanuel, in Spain in năm nhâm thìn when they attended a Chemical Brothers concert. The photo, shared by Emilia, drove fans crazy with excitement about seeing the friends having fun outside the phối together.
4 and Kit Helped Emilia Celebrate Her 33rd Birthday In 2019
Emilia & Kit not only happened lớn be together on Emilia"s birthday last October, the two also had an awesome reunion with their Games of Thrones season 1 co-star, Jason Momoa.
"Reunions never looked this hairy," Emilia captioned the photo when she shared the happy reunion on Instagram.
3 They Teased Each Other On and Off The Set
In particular, Emilia, who frequently shared Instagram posts making fun of Kit or having fun on và off the set (see number 9 above).
Emilia has also joked with GQ about how Kit was always much more well-known that her: "It"s always been funny going out with Kit, because he"s so recognisable. We went to lớn an FKA Twigs gig và it was mental. I went khổng lồ the loo và in the cubicle on either side the girls were like, "That"s Jon Snow out there! Don"t know who that random girl is..."
Though we would not like to contradict the Mother of Dragons, it"s their loss!
2 They Know How to lớn Have A Good Laugh
In particular, when the time came khổng lồ film their love scenes together. As Kit told Esquire: "I remember our first scene together was bizarre. We kind of looked at each other and tried not lớn laugh."
Emilia shared a similar sentiment with Variety, saying "The first scene we had together, we both just started laughing. Why are you looking at me this strange way and saying these strange lines? You’re my friend!"
1 and Will Always Have Each Other’s Backs
As Emilia told Variety when asked to bình luận on her friendship with Kit: "He’s the person I’d ask, "How are you handling this? Are you all right?" We were in sync, even if we were filming on opposite sides of the world."
Kit responded in kind, telling Esquire, "I think we’re good mates because we, maybe more than anyone else, know what the other one’s going through a bit. I think no one else other than Emilia will know exactly what being on Thrones is like. <...> That’s really how we kind of bonded."