'Game of Thrones' star Kit Harington: Being called a hunk is ‘demeaning’

March 31, 2015 7:00 AM

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"To always be put on a pedestal as a hunk is slightly demeaning,” laments Kit Harington, 28, who stars as Jon Snow on the award-winning hit TV series, "Game of Thrones." “It really is and it’s in the same way as it is for women. When an actor is seen only for her physical beauty it can be quite offensive,” says the London-born actor.

It’s not often you hear of an actor complaining about being sexually objectified but it seems that the "Game of Thrones" fan base can be rather passionate.

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