Kit Harington Described The First Time He Met Emilia Clarke As “Stunning”

Okay, LOOK… I know Kit Harington and Rose Leslie are IRL a gorgeous, wonderful, perfect couple whose wedding is destined to be more beautiful than the cries of a hundred Dothraki warriors.

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I am not here to change any of that.

Buuuuuuuut I also love seeing Kit Harington and his Game of Thrones co-star Emilia Clarke together, too.

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Because on Thrones they are hotter than the fire of all three dragons put together!

And, hey, before Kit met and fell in love with his soulmate Rose (while filming Thrones), he met Emilia. And, well, I’m not SAYING he had a crush on her back then…but I AM saying it kiiiiiinda sounds like he did.

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Speaking with Elle, Harington recalled:

I remember vividly the first time I met Emilia, which was in the hotel bar in Belfast, before Season 1. I was sort of bowled over by this absolutely stunning, petite girl with this wicked sense of humor. We became very fast friends quite quickly.


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Jongritte fans can relax, though, because Emilia is no threat to Rose and Kit’s blessed engagement. In fact, they’re very close friends themselves.

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Do we think they’re laughing about Kit?

And the three of them often spend time together outside of Thrones.

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Kit explained to Elle, “It can get a little tricky in pubs. With two or three of us in the same show, you can attract a bit more attention than you might like.”

Talk about serious friendship AND relationship goals.