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Sophie Turner on ‘experimenting’: I love a soul, not a gender

/ 12:03 AM April 22, 2019
Sophie Turner on ‘experimenting’: I love a soul, not a gender

Sophie Turner in the film “X-Men: Apocalypse”

English actress Sophie Turner’s “Game of Thrones” character, Sansa Stark, transformed slowly but surely across several seasons.

Turner grew up normally while portraying a perpetually beleaguered character.
Originally, she wanted to be a dancer, but turned down the opportunity to study at the Royal Ballet School. Instead, she chose acting classes at age 11.

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Old soul

Now 23, the “X-Men” star is engaged to singer Joe Jonas.

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“I was fully preparing myself to be single for the rest of my life” she told Rolling Stone.

But, she added, “Once you’ve found the right person, you just know. I feel like I’m much older a soul than I am in age. I feel like I’ve lived enough life to know.”

Turner revealed, rather candidly, “I’ve met enough guys to know—I’ve met enough girls to know… I feel like 27, 28.”

Part of growing up

Yes, girls, too. She nonchalantly elucidated, “Everyone experiments. It’s part of growing up. I love a soul, not a gender.”

On learning from “Game of Thrones,” Turner said, “The power of family… is so strong that it can keep people alive. That’s the biggest thing I’ve taken away from the show: Family is everything. I think Papa Stark would be very proud of us.”—OLIVER PULUMBARIT

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