‘Game of Thrones’ star Kit Harington is openly content for his choice to get help, as he continues to recover from stress and alcohol abuse at a recovery center.
The 32-year-old actor, who played Jon Snow in ‘GoT’, has been at a well-being retreat in Connecticut for about a month. He checked in weeks before the HBO Drama series’s finale aired on May 19.
While he continues to recover from his health problems, a source disclosed to Page Six that the actor has “nothing but pride for his decision.”
“If seeing Kit get help can help anyone struggling, that’s fantastic. There’s no shame at all to this,” the source affirmed.
To manage pressure, negative feelings, and alcohol use, Harington is undergoing psychological training, cognitive behavioural therapy and is also practicing mindful meditation at the facility, Page Six wrote about Wednesday.
A source close to Harington uncovered that end of GOT “really hit Kit hard.”
“He realized ‘this is it — this is the end’, it was something they had all worked so hard on for so many years. He had a moment of, what next? He’s in the clinic predominantly for stress and exhaustion and also alcohol. His wife Rose is being extremely supportive. Everyone close to him really wanted him to get some rest. Right now, he just needs peace and quiet,” the source said.
The source additionally stated that while Harington is concentrating on his well-being, his significant other Rose Leslie, who played Jon Snow’s Wildling friend Ygritte in the series, is as a rule “extremely supportive.” She is understood to be in the UK.
Following an amazing 8-year-long adventure, the finale episode of the show closed on 19th May. Harington was involved with the series from the absolute first scene which aired on HBO in 2011