Move over Harry and Meghan. “Game of Thrones” just threw its own royal wedding, as Kit Harington married former co-star Rose Leslie this morning at the Kirkton of Rayne church in Scotland.
Kit Harrington and Rose Leslie are getting married today in Scotland with other Game of Thrones cast members attending. This is the Royal Wedding I'd want televised. ???????????? pic.twitter.com/yo8F3fmzD4
— Bruce Burhans (@LocalAlienParty) June 23, 2018
The couple, who announced their engagement last September, met on the set of the hit HBO series, when Leslie joined the show in Season 2 as the wildling, Ygritte. Harington’s Jon Snow and Ygritte also had an on-screen romance over the three seasons that Leslie was on the show, until — in typically grim George R.R. Martin fashion — Ygritte met her tragic end in the fourth season.
At least the two got a real-life happy ending. One Twitter user even poked fun at another, far less successful, wedding on the show. “If Kit Harington doesn’t play Rain of Castamere at his wedding there is no point
If Kit Harrington doesn’t play Rain of Castamere at his wedding there is no point #GameOfThrones
— Katie (@KatieDonoghue4) June 23, 2018
Harington and Leslie were joined by fellow “Game of Thrones” luminaries including Peter Dinklage, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams and Emilia Clarke. We’re sure it wasn’t too awkward for Clarke, who plays Harington’s now on-screen love, Daenerys.
— Izzie (@Izzie177) June 23, 2018
“Game of Thrones” is expected to return for its eight and final season sometime next year.