Why Maisie Williams “Resented”Her Game of Thrones Character


It sounds like Maisie Williams has some beef with Arya Stark! 

Maisie was Lord Eddard’s third and youngest child, and the youngest daughter of Lady Catelyn of Winterfell. Game of Thrones‘ eight-year run. The now-24-year-old actress revealed in a recent interview she had begun to resent the show’s eight-year run. “resent”Her character.

“I think that when I started becoming a woman,” Maisie told GQ UK, “I resented Arya because I couldn’t express who I was becoming.”

Maisie was nine years old when the series began. But by the finale in 2019 the actress herself was 22-years-old.

“Then I also resented my body,”She continued: “because it wasn’t aligned with the piece of me that the world celebrated.”

Maisie has made a number of statements about the issue before. In 2019, Maisie shared similar sentiments with VogueIt is a statement that “around season 2 or 3″Her body “started to mature.”

“[They] put this strap across my chest to flatten any growth that had started,”She spoke. “I don’t know, that just felt horrible for six months of the year, and I felt kind of ashamed for a while.”