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Lena Headey Reveals the 'Game of Thrones' Death That Left Her Heartbroken

Lena Headey is on the cover of Net-a-Porter’s The Edit, where she was interviewed by Game of Thrones co-star Maisie Williams!

Here’s what the 43-year-old actress had to share with the mag:

On casting directors wanting her to flirt with them for jobs: “When I was in my twenties, and doing a lot of audition tapes in the States, a casting director told me: ‘The men take these tapes home and watch them and say, Who would you f***?’ I’ve never played the game of going in [to auditions] and flirting; I’ve never done it.”

On suffering postpartum depression while filming: “[Filming was] really horrendous – I was postnatally depressed but I didn’t know it. I saw a doctor for the medical check, and I just burst into tears. She said I was postnatally depressed and I went, ‘Am I? Why is that?’ I saw a great guy and he sorted me out, but I did the first year [on Game of Thrones] in that space, figuring out motherhood and going through a weird time personally. It was tricky.”

On the Game of Thrones death that left her heartbroken: “Last season I was doing [post-production] in LA and watched Hodor’s death. I was just weeping. The technician said, ‘Are you OK?’ and I went, ‘I didn’t know, I didn’t know he died.’ I was beside myself; genuinely heartbroken.”

For more from Lena, visit Net-a-Porter.com.

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Game of Thrones' Kit Harington Feels Like He's 'Made Mistakes' with Jon Snow

Kit Harington and Emilia Clarke are just two of the Game of Thrones stars highlighted in Time magazine’s profile of the hit HBO show!

Also featured are Sophie Turner, Lena Headey, Peter Dinklage, Maisie Williams, and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. Here’s what the cast shared…

Kit, on playing his character Jon Snow: “I made mistakes and felt that he wasn’t interesting enough. That sounds weird, but I’ve never been quite content with him. Maybe that’s what makes him him. That angst.”

Emilia, on filming scenes in the buff as her character Daenerys: “I don’t have any qualms saying to anyone it was not the most enjoyable experience. How could it be? I don’t know how many actresses enjoy doing that part of it.”

Sophie, on the rape of her character Sansa Stark: “This was the trending topic on Twitter, and it makes you wonder, when it happens in real life, why isn’t it a trending topic every time. This was a fictional character and I got to walk away from it unscathed … Let’s take that discussion and that dialogue and use it to help people who are going through that in their everyday lives. Stop making it such a taboo, and make it a discussion.”

For more from the cast, visit Time.com.

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'Game of Thrones' Season 7 First Look Photos Revealed!

Fifteen first look photos from season seven of Game of Thrones have been released!

The photos feature Kit Harington as Jon Snow, Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister, Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister, Bella Ramsey as Lyanna Mormont, Liam Cunningham as Davos Seaworth, John Bradley as Samwell Tarly, Hannah Murray as Gilly, Ellie Kendrick as Meera Reed, Isaac Hempstead Wright as Bran Stark, Kristofer Hivju as Tormund Giantsbane, Gwendoline Christie as Brienne of Tarth, Aidan Gillen as Petyr “Littlefinger” Baelish, Sophie Turner as Sansa Stark, Rory McCann as Sandor “The Hound” Clegane, Maisie Williams as Arya Stark, Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen, Conleth Hill as Varys, and Nathalie Emmanuel as Missandei.

The new season is set to premiere on July 16 on HBO!

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Lena Headey's Ex Reveals Her 'Game Of Thrones' Salary

Lena Headey reportedly makes a whopping $1 million per episode of Game of Thrones.

The salary of the 43-year-old actress, who of course stars as Cersei Lannister on the hit HBO show, was revealed by her ex-husband, Peter Loughran.

The former couple is involved in a custody battle over their only child, a son named Wylie, 6.

In new court documents obtained by E! News, Peter is asking her to pay $40,000 of his lawyer’s fees, and claims she makes an “estimated more than $1 million per episode” of Game of Thrones.”

This past summer, it was reported that the lead cast received big pay bumps for their work on the seventh and eighth seasons of the show, but it was believed to be upward of $500,000 per episode.

'Game of Thrones' Cast to Get Big Pay Raises for Seasons 7 & 8

The lead cast of Game of Thrones is set to receive big pay bumps for their work on the seventh and eighth seasons of the show, if their characters survive until then that is!

It has been rumored that season eight might be the final season of the smash hit HBO series and the five leads – Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen), Kit Harington (Jon Snow), Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Jaime Lannister), Lena Headey (Cersei Lannister), and Peter Dinklage (Tyrion Lannister) – all will get big raises.

The five stars will each “earn upward of $500,000 per episode of season seven and in the likely eighth season,” according to THR.

This pay increase will make the actors some of the highest paid stars on cable TV!

Selma Blair, Lena Headey & More Step Out For Milk + Bookies Story Time Celebration!

Selma Blair, Lena Headey and Julie Bowen strike a pose on the red carpet while attending the 2016 Milk + Bookies Story Time Celebration held at California Market Center on Sunday (April 17) in Los Angeles.

The three ladies were joined by Busy Philipps and her two kids – Birdie and Cricket, Katie Aselton, Justin Baldoni, Elizabeth Ellis, Dan Bucatinsky, Molly Sims and her two kids – Brooks and Scarlett, Jay Mohr, Tamera Mowry, Lindsay Sloane, B.J. Novak, Miranda Cosgrove, pregnant Lacey Chabert, Henry Winkler and his wife Stacey and Amy Davidson.

The Story Time Celebration is the foundation’s annual benefit where leaders and readers team up to donate books to local children in Title 1 schools and in-need organizations in Los Angeles who do not have access to books of their own.

FYI: Miranda is wearing Aldo shoes.

35+ pictures inside of Selma Blair, Lena Headey and others at the fundraiser…More Here! »

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Emilia Clarke, Lena Headey & Nathalie Emmanuel Premiere 'Game of Thrones' Season Six!

Emilia Clarke steps out in style for the season six premiere of Game of Thrones held at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Sunday (April 10) in Hollywood.

The 29-year-old actress was joined at the event by Lena Headey and Nathalie Emmanuel, as well as their co-star Faye Marsay.

Also in attendance were actresses Amy Brenneman, Faye Dunaway, Lisa Bonet, who is married to former Game of Thrones star Jason Momoa, and Amanda Peet and hubby David Benioff, who is the Game of Thrones showrunner.

Season six is set to premiere on HBO on April 24! Be sure to tune in!

FYI: Emilia is wearing an Erdem dress, Christian Louboutin shoes, Neil Lane jewels, and a M2Malletier clutch. Nathalie is wearing a Jitrois dress, Stuart Weitzman shoes, Anita Ko jewels, and Jimmy Choo clutch.

10+ pictures inside of Emilia Clarke, Lena Headey, Nathalie Emmanuel, and more at the Game of Thrones premiere…More Here! »

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