Rose Leslie gave her husband Kit Harington an “awful” haircut during lockdown.
The 33-year-old actress and her actor husband — whom she married in 2018 — have been spending lockdown together amid the coronavirus pandemic, and during the period earlier this year when many businesses were closed, including hairdressers, Kit found himself needing a trim.
And Kit learned the hard way that his wife wasn’t the best person to ask to help him reach the back of his head, as Rose “dug too deep” with the shears and ruined her husband’s well known head of curls.
She recalled to the New York Post: “I was on FaceTime to a friend at the time. He was like, ‘Can you do the back, because I can’t see it with the mirror?’ And I was so engrossed with my girlfriend, we were having such a lovely time, and I was like, ‘Yeah yeah yeah, fine, whatever.’
“I had the phone in my right hand. I took the shears in my left hand, and … I dug too deep. I dug too deep! It was rather hilarious, but also awful. Fortunately, he looks great with a semi-shaved head, so it was fine.”
Disastrous haircuts aside, the two Game of Thrones stars — who played love interests Jon Snow and Ygritte before the latter’s death in season four — have been enjoying their time together, with Rose revealing they’ve been binge-watching TV shows, trying out new recipes, and even adopted a puppy together.
She added of the whippet: “It was a wonderful thing. If we hadn’t been forced to stay behind our front door, we couldn’t properly train her and make sure she didn’t poop all over the house.”
Meanwhile, Rose recently revealed she is expecting her first child with Kit, also 33.
Rose, who's appearing in December's Death on the Nile, unveiled her burgeoning baby bump through professional photographs captured for her Make magazine cover story.
Although she didn’t address her pregnancy with the magazine, the publication’s fashion director Ursula Lake wrote on Instagram: “So wonderful working with the beautiful Rose Leslie for the cover story of @make_magazineuk out now! A very special all woman team photographic shoot capturing Rose at this wonderful time as she prepares for motherhood for the first time! (sic)” — BANG