Kit Harington who essays the role of Jon Snow in the hit series Game Of Thrones is being treated for stress, exhaustion and alcohol use.
Reports stated that Kit Harington was hard hit by the ending of the show and had checked into a clinic several weeks before the medieval fantasy series came to an end on May 19, 2019.
A representative for Kit Harington said Tuesday the British actor was utilizing a post Game Of Thrones break in his schedule to spend time at the facility. "Kit has decided to utilize this break in his schedule as an opportunity to spend some time at a wellness retreat to work on some personal issues," a representative for the British actor said in a statement.
The statement did not give details of his issues, but The New York Post's Page Six column said Harington was hard hit by the ending of the show and was being treated for stress, exhaustion and alcohol use. It added that he checked into a clinic in the United States help several weeks before the medieval fantasy series came to an end on May 19, 2019. The finale attracted a record 19.3 million viewers in the United States alone.
This combination photo of images released by HBO show Kit Harington portraying Jon Snow in Game Of Thrones. The final episode of the popular series airs, Sunday, June 02, 2019.
Kit Harington, who married his Game Of Thrones co-star Rose Leslie in 2018, told a leading tabloid to that he had previously found it hard to deal with the fame and attention the show brought, calling it terrifying.
"I felt I had to feel that I was the most fortunate person in the world when actually, I felt very vulnerable. I had a shaky time in my life around there - like I think a lot of people do in their 20s," stated the actor in an interview.
Kit Harington, 32, went from virtual unknown to world stardom in Game Of Thrones, in which he played the role of the courageous Jon Snow, whose actions in the final episode were one of the show's biggest shockers.