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Kit Harington Says Sexual Harassment Is ‘Everywhere’ in Show Business

He doesn't just mean Hollywood.

Kit Harington

Kit Harington at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards

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Kit Harington is upset and disturbed by all the stories of sexual harassment that have been coming out of Hollywood and elsewhere over the last six months, but he isn’t surprised. The “Game of Thrones” star tells the Sydney Morning Herald that “most actors” have been aware of the problem “forever,” as people in the industry “hear stories” about this sort of thing all the time.

“It’s upsetting and disturbing, but it’s not shocking,” Harington adds. “I think most actors hear stories, and people in the industry hear stories. It’s just very hard for people to come out and talk about it. But the doors have been blown open a bit, and we can only be thankful for that.”

In addition to “Game of Thrones,” which will return for its eighth and final season next year, Harington will soon be seen as the title character in Xavier Dolan’s “The Death and Life of John F. Donovan.” Read his full interview here.

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