Kit Harington chose a pivotal moment to announce that he and his wife Rose Leslie are expecting their second child.
Harington was a guest on NBC’s Tonight’s Program on Friday, where host Jimmy Fallon asked about the couple’s 2-year-old son. The couple, who married in 2018, were first seen publicly with their son in February 2021.
Harington revealed to Fallon: “He’s about to get the shock of his life, he’s going to have a brother or sister. The actor later confirmed that Leslie was indeed pregnant.
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The the eternal the star went on to describe the difference in his thinking between expecting his first child and now preparing for his second. “You know, with your first baby, you’re like walking on clouds and dancing in a field of daisies for nine months – men do,” quipped Harington. “But this time, the actual check time is much shorter. You get to reality really fast.
In conversation, the actor, known for his role as Jon Snow in the massively popular HBO series Game of Thrones, discussed recently attending a fan event for the series that ended in 2019 after eight seasons. He said, “It’s amazing that that show still has such a fan base and it’s continuing to grow in its own right.
As far as Jon Snow’s sequel series goes, CHEAP exclusively reported to be in development, Harington denied Fallon: “I can’t say anything about that.” However, the actor also revealed that he might be ready to reprise the role of Jon Snow if he feels that the attention of fans has decreased significantly. “I’m about to put on a fur coat,” he jokes about making viewers recognize him.
Leslie, who met Harington while playing Ygritte on Game of Thronesalso known for her work on Downton Abbey and HBO series Time Traveler’s Wife.