Sophie Turner wasn't allowed to wash her hair during Game of Thrones

Wait, WHAT?

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Wait, WHAT?

Being part of a huge film or TV franchise is something we've all dreamt about, from the cast becoming a second family to the behind-the-scenes fun.

But according to the actors and actresses that have been there, it also has its disadvantages.

Emma Watson has explained that while playing Hermione in the eight Harry Potter films, she wasn't allowed to cut her hair, and HP's Rupert Grint (Ron) admitted that none of them were allowed to go skiing or do anything dangerous, so as to ensure continuity in the series.

But it was Game of Thrones' Sophie Turner who opened up about the ties that come with filming an iconic series this week, explaining that she and other members of the GoT cast weren't allowed to wash their hair.

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Yes, this is not a drill. Sophie Turner wasn't allowed to wash her hair during Game of Thrones.

'For the first few seasons I was allowed to wash my hair because I was an aristocratic young girl,' Sophie explained in an interview with InStyle. 

'Towards season 5 they started asking me to not wash my hair and it was really disgusting,' she went on to admit. 'Now I wear I wig so I can wash my hair whenever I want, which is nice. But yes, for a couple of years I was living with pretty greasy hair.'

When asked if it was itchy, the 22-year-old replied, 'Really itchy! Also, we would have the snow machines going so we would have little snow paper particles that would get stuck in the grease. It was disgusting.'

We still think it's worth it to star in Game of Thrones to be honest.

Jenny Proudfoot
Features Editor

Jenny Proudfoot is an award-winning journalist, specialising in lifestyle, culture, entertainment, international development and politics. She has worked at Marie Claire UK for seven years, rising from intern to Features Editor and is now the most published Marie Claire writer of all time. She was made a 30 under 30 award-winner last year and named a rising star in journalism by the Professional Publishers Association.