Fans of Game Of Thrones may think being married to the show co-creator means you would know every upcoming twist and turn in the series, but they may be surprised to learn that is not the case. Amanda Peet and David Benioff have been wed for ten years but the actress revealed her husband keeps her in the dark when it comes to important plot lines, such as Jon Snow's possible death.
Speaking to NBC Today on Thursday, the 44-year-old said she was unsure whether Lord Commander Jon Snow, played by Kit Harington, would be making a come back. The character was supposedly stabbed to death at the end of season five, causing fans to become upset with the lack of updates on the character's wellbeing.
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Amanda's husband David keeps her in the dark about plot lines
"They shouldn't be and I'm not happy either," Amanda said, referring to how fans have been reacting. "It's ridiculous and not good."
Kit's character was stabbed repeatedly by Lord Steward of the Night's Watch Bowen Marsh and other "black brothers."
The mother-of-three, who's been married to co-creator David since 2006, joked that she would divorce her husband over the controversial TV death. "Yeah, and I hope that I'll stay married to him after this season begins," she joked. "Because if I don't see Jon Snow living and breathing and talking - "
Kit plays Jon Snow in the TV show
Recently released Game Of Thrones character photos on 11 February revealed which characters survived the final episode of season five, and which did not.
However, Jon Snow was not among the 23 images. In an interview on Tuesday, the show's actress Natalie Dormer teased fans when she appeared on Channel 5 News.
Natalie plays Margaery Tyrell
The recently-released season teaser, saw the character dead which Natalie reiterated, insisting even basic medical constraints are applicable in Westeros.
The actress who plays Margaery Tyrell in the show said: "If you get stabbed that many times, you're dead. There are some basic medical rules that even apply in Westeros so Jon Snow is dead...right now."
Kit has hinted about what the future holds for his character, "Let’s just say that Game of Thrones will remain a part of my life for a while, I’ll probably be in my thirties when it’s over," the London-born star told Belgium magazine, Humo, in September.