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Game of Thrones fans beg Maisie Williams to DUMP boyfriend after Season 8 Ep 3 reaction

Warning: This article contains Game of Thrones spoilers. 

A twist ending to Sunday night’s episode of Game of Thrones left fans reeling. 

Maisie Williams‘ character, Arya Stark, killed the Night King in a fiery move that shocked viewers. 

After years of training for battle, the warrior took down the supreme leader and the first of the dreaded White Walkers in the Battle of Winterfell. 

Fans of the hit fantasy series were overjoyed at the news, which resulted in the hashtag Arya Stark trending for over a day. 

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, the 22-year-old actress opened up about the jaw-dropping scene. 

Unfortunately, one particular comment she made hit a sore point with viewers. 

Speaking about her boyfriend’s reaction to the news that she would slay the Night King, she revealed that he said Jon Snow deserved it more. 

She said: “And then I told my boyfriend and he was like, ‘Mmm, should be Jon though really, shouldn’t it?’”


BEAUTY: Maisie looked stunning at the Game of Thrones premiere recently (Pic: INSTAGRAM / MAISIE WILLIAMS)


STAR: Maisie plays Arya Stark in the hit series (Pic: HBO)

Outraged GoT fans took to Twitter to vent about the statement, hinting that her boyfriend “didn’t deserve” her. 

One said: “Imagine being Maisie Williams and getting this incredible news about your character and everything that it’s built up to, and this is how your boyfriend reacts…” 

And a second agreed: “Maisie Williams should do what she wants but she should strongly consider dumping her boyfriend.”

While a third chipped in: “He doesn’t deserve you!”

Maisie was previously dating former classmate Ollie Jackson, which she spoke openly about in an interview with Elle magazine last year. 


COUPLE: Maisie was dating former classmate Ollie Jackson in recent years (Pic: INSTAGRAM / MAISIE WILLIAMS)

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SPOTTED: The actress has been sighted recently with communications director Reuben Selby (Pic: GETTY)

The two haven’t been seen together in a while, leading fans to wonder whether they have since split. 

She has recently been spotted around New York holding hands with communications director Reuben Selby.  

In the last few months, they have also regularly appeared in each other’s social media. 

Though rumours of a potential relationship have been flying around, neither have confirmed whether there is any romance between them. 


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