Game of Thrones’ Sophie Turner Thinks Sansa Has To “Swing the Other Way” When it Comes to Romance

The romance department hasn’t really been ideal for Sansa Stark in the Game of Thrones world. The past five seasons of the hit HBO series have seen Sansa married to one man after the other, but never has any of them turned out happily for the eldest Stark daughter.

She was first paired with the psychotic Joffrey Baratheon who killed her own father, then she was forced into a loveless marriage of convenience with her previous husband’s uncle, Tyrion Lannister, and her latest pairing is with the sadistic Ramsay Bolton, who did nothing but abuse her and make her life miserable.

In an interview withEntertainment Weekly, it only makes sense that Sansa actress Sophie Turner revealed that the only way she thinks her character would be happy is if she is paired with a woman.

The 20-year-old English actress revealed:

In the GoT universe, I think she’s going to have to swing the other way – because the men thing isn’t working for her.

She also shared which character she thinks would hit it off with Sansa:

Judging by Sansa’s relationship with Margaery … probably Margaery.

It isn’t unimaginable. It’s worth noting that Margaery once asked Sansa to live in Highgarden, her Tyrell family’s capital. Margaery also had disastrous marriages with men in the Game of Thrones universe, from Renly Baratheon to Joffrey to Tommen, none of her unions ended up good for her, despite her clear efforts at making each marriage work.

With anything possible in the Thrones universe, Sansa may be in love with Margaery for all we know, but in the end it will depend to Martin and showrunners David Benioff and D. B. Weiss whether that could happen at all.

That’s not the only pairing Turner said she’d like to see in the interview. The actress jokingly said she’d like to see “a love a love scene between Arya and Sansa.” This is probably too much. I wouldn’t want to see the Stark kids emulating the Lannister siblings.

Check out Turner’s interview below:


Game of Thrones airs Sundays at 9 p.m. EST on HBO.

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