Despite being one of the most popular stars in Hollywood for her portrayal of Sansa Stark in the popular fantasy show Game of Thrones, the 26-year-old Emmy winner admitted even she get starstruck from time to time.
During Friday night episode of The Tonight Show with jimmy fallonthe expectant actress recalled being so mesmerized by the supermodel’s beauty that she accidentally snubbed her due to nerves.
Starstruck: Sophie Turner revealed the real reason she turned down Kendall Jenner’s invitation to the Kardashians Met Gala after-party on Monday evening; pictured on Monday evening
‘So, Kendall Jenner, she was at the Met. And I love the Kardashians, but I think she’s so gorgeous in real life, and I was so struck by her beauty, and she invited me to this after party. She went, like, “Do you want to come?” And I just went, “No. No, I don’t.”‘
‘And I’m like, “Why? Why do I do this to myself?” And then I just sat in bed and ate pasta. And I was like,”[I] could be somewhere else right now,”‘ she laughed.
Sophie explained that her behavior stemmed from being ‘really bad around celebrities.’
Breathtaking beauty: Despite being one of the most popular stars in Hollywood for her portrayal of Sansa Stark in the popular fantasy show Game of Thrones, the 26-year-old Emmy winner admitted even she get starstruck from time to time; Kendall Jenner pictured at the Met on Monday
‘Every celebrity I come into contact with, I like, act up or say something stupid and recently it’s been, if a celebrity interacts with me, I immediately just shut them down and I’m like, “I don’t want anything to do with you,”‘ she said, adding, ‘And secretly I’m like, “I love you.”‘
Elsewhere in the interview, Turner also revealed she knew her husband Joe Jonas was the one for her the first time they met and ‘wept’ after he left her apartment, following their first unofficial date.
‘I remember he left my apartment, and it may have been the alcohol, but I just wept to my brother. I was like, “I love this man so much.” And I knew. And that was it,’ she shared.
The English actress – who is currently pregnant with the couple’s second child – looked sensational in a figure-hugging sapphire dress that highlighted her growing baby bump.
Love at first sight: Elsewhere in the interview, Turner also revealed she knew her husband Joe Jonas was the one for her the first time they met and ‘wept’ after he left her apartment, following their first unofficial date
The revelation came after Fallon asked her when she realized she would marry the DNCE frontman, 32, to which she replied, ‘I mean the first night I met him.’
When Fallon inquired whether Joe had been to her apartment for a date, she clarified: ‘He didn’t come over, no, I’m not that forward. We went out and we hung out at a bar with, like, all my friends, and all his friends, and then they all came back to my apartment and we had drinks after.’
Turner and Jonas tied the knot in a surprise Las Vegas ceremony in May 2019, before marrying again at a larger celebration in France the next month.
The auburn-haired beauty also shared a funny anecdote from their first date, saying she called Joe out after he bragged about frequently getting compared to a ‘young George Clooney.’
Glowing: The English actress – who is currently pregnant with the couple’s second child – looked sensational in a figure-hugging sapphire dress that highlighted her growing baby bump
‘So on this first date, he was like, “Oh, do you ever get told you look like, you know, a young celebrity?”‘ she recalled.
‘And I was like, “Oh, yeah, sometimes. But why do you ask? And he was, “Well, I get… I get young George Clooney all the time.”‘
Incredulous Sophie then recalled how she made it clear to Joe that he did not, in fact, resemble the Ocean’s Eleven actor, 61, saying: ‘I was like, “No, you don’t.”‘
The actress then joked about her own celebrity lookalike, saying, ‘And then I told him, “Well, I get young Boy George all the time.”‘
Funny: She also shared a first-date anecdote, revealing that Joe bragged that he frequently got compared to young George Clooney, to which an Incredulous Sophie replied, ‘No, you don’t’
The star was on the show to promote her latest role in HBO Max series The Staircase, a true crime drama series based on the 2004 docuseries of the same name.
The show follows the story of Michael Peterson, a writer convicted of murdering his wife Kathleen Peterson, who was found dead at the bottom of the staircase in their home in suspicious circumstances.
Though there are numerous theories about Kathleen’s death, Sophie admitted that she was tired of making speculations about the tragedy.
New role: The actress was on the show to promote her latest role in HBO Max series The Staircase, a true crime drama series based on the 2004 docuseries of the same name
‘I’m so done talking about what happened. I mean, we were on set, and everyone had theories and I was theorizing for so long. And then, by this point, I’m like, “I’m over it, I’m over it.”‘
The show stars Colin Firth, Toni Collette, Michael Stuhlbarg, Dane DeHaan, Juliette Binoche, Olivia DeJonge, Patrick Schwarzenegger, among many others.
The first three episodes of The Staircase are available to stream on HBO Max.