The actor, who plays Cersei Lannister, was seven months pregnant when a journalist made the comments at a press junket
Lena Headey has shared a story about a reporter commenting on her looks and comparing her to her Game Of Thrones character.
The actor plays Cersei Lannister in the long-running series and will return to the role for the show’s final season, which is due to air in 2019.
In a newly resurfaced clip from Headey’s appearance on Running Wild With Bear Grylls, the star explained how dealing with the press can be “horrible.” “You have to do these things for all the awards and everything where loads of people interview you,” she said. “I went in and was seven months pregnant and [there was] a whole room of journalists.
“This guy stood up and he said, ‘I just want to say that you’re really disappointing in real life.'”
She added that the reporter in question had then continued to remark on her hair, asking her if it was real. When she responded that it was, he replied: “The wig is much better. I like you as a blonde.” “I was like, ‘OK,'” she said. “I was just crushed. How is that alright to say?”
Meanwhile, Headey’s co-star Sophie Turner has teased that the final series of Game Of Thrones will be “bloodier” and “more emotionally torturous.”
Speaking to Gold Derby, she said: “I can tell you that there’s definitely a coming together of people. There’s a lot of tension between these little groups, battling for what they think is right. It’s Game Of Thrones, so it’s going to be bloodier and more death and more emotionally torturous than all the years before.”