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The two stars of the acclaimed HBO series Game of Thrones (Game of Thrones) Rose Leslie and Kit Haringtontogether since 2012, have become parents for the second time: the actress has in fact given birth to a girl, whose name has not yet been revealed. The two actors, very private and without personal accounts on social media, have never even revealed the name of their firstborn, born in 2021. Therefore, it was their spokesman who confirmed the news to People: according to reports, the couple are “delighted to have welcomed a little girl into the family”.
The long love story
Rose Leslie and Kit Harington as well Ygritte and Jon Snowthey met on the set of Game of thrones way back in 2012, to then get engaged in 2017 and join in wedding in June 2018 with a reception at Wardhill Castle, the residence owned by Rose’s family, surrounded by the many co-stars of the successful fantasy series such as John Bradley, Richard Madden, Alfie Allen and Emilia Clarke. In 2021the couple also welcomed into the family the first child: on that occasion the pregnancy had been announced, completely by surprise, about a couple of months after the birth. Both very reserved, the actors have never shown their eldest son to the public, let alone revealed his name. Most likely, therefore, they will not even reveal the name of their little sister, recently welcomed into the family.
The announcement of the second pregnancy
Rose Leslie, also known to the general public for her role as Gwen in the acclaimed British television series Downton Abbey, had been spotted, just two weeks ago, while walking with a large flowered dress that covered her belly. As reported by the Daily Mail, the Scottish actress had in fact been immortalized pregnant while walking through the streets of London with her sister Portia. This time, the official announcement of the second pregnancy however, it had been given some time before by her husband Kit Harington, during an interview released last February to The Tonight Show conducted by Jimmy Fallon, in which Harington himself declared: «I am terrified. With your first child you walk on clouds, dance in meadows full of flowers for nine months. The man above all. With the second child, the reality check happens earlier. You get handy much faster. We are trying to prepare the firstborn for this. We point to Rose’s belly and say: “Mother’s baby”».