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Kit Harington's April Fools' prank on Rose Leslie was so brutal it left her 'in tears'

Actor said Leslie threatened to leave him if he did anything like it again

Roisin O'Connor
Monday 09 October 2017 10:03
Kit Harrington's April Fool's prank on Rose Leslie: "It turns out her family doesn't do April Fools"

Game of Thrones star Kit Harington has revealed that he played an April Fool's prank on his fiance, actress Rose Leslie, that was so brutal she threatened to leave him if he did it again.

Appearing on the Jonathan Ross Show with his Gunpowder Plot co-star Liv Tyler, the recently-engaged actor shared footage of the moment his prank took place.

It showed Leslie opening the fridge in their home, spotting something then screaming and collapsing on the floor.

The "something" in the fridge was revealed to be a replica of Harington's head - perhaps made by one of the makeup artists on Game of Thrones.

"It didn't go down well," Harington said, explaining that while his family regularly participates in April Fool's, Leslie's family does not.

"After that she was in tears," he said. "It didn't go down well. She pretty much told me if I did it ever again that would be it - and I think that's marriage included."

Ross asked him if the couple were planning on a Game of Thrones style wedding.

"There is absolutely no chance of me convincing her of that," he replied.

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