Sophie Turner reveals she had a ‘live-in therapist’ during the height of her eating disorder

‘I thought I was fat and undesirable’: Sophie Turner reveals how she had a ‘live-in therapist’ during the height of her eating disorder

Sophie Turner has revealed that she had live-in therapist during the height of her eating disorder on Wednesday.

The Game Of Thrones actress, 26, admitted that the pressure from starring in the hit HBO series coupled with social media use ‘completely consumed’ her.

Sophie confessed that she has since distanced herself from Instagram as comments would make her feel ‘fat’ and ‘undesirable.’

'I thought I was fat and undesirable': Sophie Turner, 26, has revealed that she had a 'live-in therapist' during the height of her eating disorder (Pictured in May 2022)

‘I thought I was fat and undesirable’: Sophie Turner, 26, has revealed that she had a ‘live-in therapist’ during the height of her eating disorder (Pictured in May 2022)

Speaking in a candid interview with Elle magazineSophie revealed that she had a companion during her 2019 battle: ‘It’s a live-in therapist, who would ensure I wasn’t doing anything unhealthy with my eating habits.

‘One night, I was playing over and over in my mind a comment I’d seen on Instagram, I was like,’ I’m so fat, I’m so undesirable, ‘and spinning out.’

Sophie explained how she had noticed social media was making her ‘incredibly anxious’ and has since distanced herself from the apps.

Hard hitting: The Game Of Thrones actress, 26, admitted that the pressure from starring in the hit HBO series coupled with social media use 'completely consumed' her (pictured June 2021)

Hard hitting: The Game Of Thrones actress, 26, admitted that the pressure from starring in the hit HBO series coupled with social media use ‘completely consumed’ her (pictured June 2021)

She continued: ‘I wish I’d never got myself involved with it in the first place. I look at the comments on Instagram and think, “Oh, f ** k. Everyone thinks this about me.” It would completely consume me. ‘

Since the end of Game Of Thrones in 2019, Sophie has said motherhood was ‘the perfect thing to move on to’ as she looks forward to expanding her family with husband Joe Jonas – after welcoming daughter Willa, 22 months, in July 2020.

At that time, Sophie spoke out about her ongoing battle with mental health and depression in April 2019.

In character: Sophie said she found it hard to grow up on screen on HBO's Game of Thrones (pictured), where she plays Sansa Stark, having started the show at just 13 years old

In character: Sophie said she found it hard to grow up on screen on HBO’s Game of Thrones (pictured), where she plays Sansa Stark, having started the show at just 13 years old

On set: She revealed how she was forced to turn to therapy when film and TV studios pressured her to lose weight amid her woes (Pictured during season one of Games Of Thrones)

On set: She revealed how she was forced to turn to therapy when film and TV studios pressured her to lose weight amid her woes (Pictured during season one of Games Of Thrones)

She revealed how she was forced to turn to therapy when film and TV studios pressured her to lose weight amid her woes.

Sophie made the admission during an interview with Marie Claire Australia, where she explained: ‘Everyone needs a therapist, especially when people are constantly telling you you’re not good enough and you don’t look good enough.

‘I think it’s necessary to have someone to talk to and to help you through that.’

Sophie however, did not specify which film or TV studios pressured her to lose weight.

Couple: Since the end of Game Of Thrones, Sophie said motherhood was 'the perfect thing to move on to' as she looks forward to expanding her family with husband Joe Jonas (pictured in March 2022)

Couple: Since the end of Game Of Thrones, Sophie said motherhood was ‘the perfect thing to move on to’ as she looks forward to expanding her family with husband Joe Jonas (pictured in March 2022)

In 2013, she appeared in the Spanish-British thriller Another Me, in 2015, appeared in the action film Barely Lethal, and in 2016, appeared in the hit film X-Men: Apocalypse.

Sophie added to the publication that she found it hard to grow up on screen on HBO’s Game of Thrones, where she plays Sansa Stark, having starred on the show since she was just 13 years old.

‘My metabolism suddenly decided to fall to the depths of the ocean and I started to get spotty and gain weight, and all of this was happening to me on camera,’ Sophie said.

Honest: She explained: 'Everyone needs a therapist, especially when people are constantly telling you you're not good enough and you don't look good enough' (pictured in May 2022)

Honest: She explained: ‘Everyone needs a therapist, especially when people are constantly telling you you’re not good enough and you don’t look good enough’ (pictured in May 2022)

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