“Sorry!” the actor tells EW.com in response to Sunday’s episode, which concluded with Jon Snow’s resurrection. “I’d like to say sorry for...
Game of Thrones' Kit Harington to Fans: 'Sorry for Lying to Everyone!'
“I’m glad that people were upset that he died,” he adds. “I think my biggest fear was that people were not going to care. Or it would just be, ‘Fine, Jon Snow’s dead.’ But it seems like people had a, similar to the Red Wedding episode, kind of grief about it. Which means something I’m doing — or the show is doing — is right.”
In the 10 months following Jon Snow’s Season 5 demise, Harington on multiple occasions denied rampant speculation that his character would somehow be resurrected. As recently as this past March, he told Time Out London that the only new scenes he’s filmed for the series were “scenes of me being dead” and joked “It’s some of my best work.”