Game of Thrones’ Maisie Williams Admits She Cried During the Long Night Episode
ARTICLE MAY CONTAIN GOT SPOILERS!
The popular HBO fantasy drama series Game of Thrones just got intense with its final season. Season 8 episode 3 which was the Long Night episode featured the intense battle to overthrow the Night King.
But looks like fans are not the only ones who might have wept through it. Actress Maisie Williams who plays Arya Stark may have shed a few tears despite being the star of the major moment. In fact, looks like the very episode which developed her as an overnight internet sensation made her cry.
Arya Stark Sheds Tears Over Loss of Characters in Game of Thrones Season 8
By this time now, probably everyone has watched the most awaited long night episode from Game of Thrones season 8. That means we are ready to give Arya Stark all the credit for lunging out of nowhere to defeat the Night King and wipe out all White Walkers on her way to do that. Williams was proud of Arya for getting to kill the Night King. Though, the actress admits that she cries over the fate of less fortunate characters on the show.
While talking to Fearne Cotton’s Happy Place podcast for the DICE Podcast Live event, Williams admitted that she already knew what was going to happen to everyone in the battle. But she still cried because its terrifying and scary knowing that they will lose all those characters.
I watched [the episode] and I knew what was happening and I cried. It’s terrifying and scary that you’re gonna lose these characters.
As for her plans for the future, Maisie claimed that she wanted to live a normal life once Game of Thrones season 8 wraps up. She wants to lead a normal life with people she loves now that she has pursued her dream of doing what she likes for a living. But for her, it’s time to end with the world she termed as crazy.
Maisie Williams is an English actress. She made her professional acting debut as Arya Stark in the HBO fantasy television series Game of Thrones in 2011.