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Kit Harington Says His Mom Raised Him in a 'Gender Fluid' Environment

Kit Harington Says His Mom Raised Him in a 'Gender Fluid' Environment

Kit Harington is opening up about his childhood and how he was brought up in a “gender fluid” environment.

The 33-year-old former Game of Thrones actor talked about his mom, playwright Deborah Jane Catesby, in an interview with The Telegraph.

“I asked for a Mighty Max and she bought me a Polly Pocket,” Kit said. “I asked for an Action Man and I got a doll – it was very gender fluid from the word go. And I went with it.”

Kit also talked about how he doesn’t want to play characters like Jon Snow ever again.

“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,” he 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.”

He added, “It is not a masculine role that the world needs to see much more of.”

One of Kit‘s co-stars recently revealed a surprising detail about Jon Snow.

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