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Kit Harrington causes Twitter meltdown by shaving off beard

Kit Harington without beard in the pictures that have sparked a Twitter frenzy
Kit Harington without beard in the pictures that have sparked a Twitter frenzy

Kit Harington has sent his fans into meltdown by shaving off his iconic beard.

The Game of Thrones star revealed the clean-shaven new look while taking selfies with fans in London.

Fans let it be known on Twitter that they weren’t all keen on the less rugged look, compared to the stubble they’ve become familiar with during his role as GoT’s Jon Snow.

The pictures were taken following a performance of Harington’s new play Dr Faustus in London’s West End. And there plenty of comparisons quickly came out of the woodwork.

Beardgate is not the first time Harington has caused a storm by changing his appearance. Last year a haircut played a huge part in the whole debate about whether or not he was going to appear in this season’s Game of Thrones.

Julian is the editor of Monsters & Critics. He has worked as a journalist for more than ten years, previously as an editor at the... read more
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