'Game of Thrones' Star Kit Harington Checks Into Rehab

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Kit Harrington arrives at the
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We're sending nothing but love and well-wishes to the man who stole our hearts as Jon Snow. Multiple outlets are reporting Kit Harington checked himself into rehab for "personal issues." It appears the Game of Thrones star did so before the series finale, which left many fans shocked and hoping he gets the help he needs.

  • Apparently, Kit has been in a rehabilitation facility for close to a month.

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    Page Six exclusively reports the GoT actor checked himself into Privé-Swiss, a luxury rehab center in Connecticut, many weeks before the series finale aired on May 19. His wife, costar Rose Leslie (Ygritte from the show), has been "extremely supportive," a source tells the publication.

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  • "He's in the clinic predominantly for stress and exhaustion and also alcohol," a friend tells Page Six.

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    "Kit has decided to utilize this break in his schedule as an opportunity to spend some time at a wellness retreat to work on some personal issues," his rep confirms to Page Six about the actor's decision to seek help.

    Page Six also notes Kit "has been undergoing psychological coaching, practicing mindful meditation and cognitive behavioral therapy to combat stress and deal with negative emotions at the facility."

  • It seems Game of Thrones coming to an end "really hit him hard."

    Kit Harington in Game of Thrones

    "He realized 'this is it -- this is the end,' it was something they had all worked so hard on for so many years. He had a moment of, what next?" the friend adds.

    Game of Thrones ran on HBO for eight seasons and was a hit in its own right. The show broke records and continues to spark discussions about the characters, plot, and even plot holes.

  • Since news of Kit entering rehab hit the Internet, he's received an outpouring of love and support from fans.

    Facebook comments

    The reaction to Kit seeking help has been so warm and positive. People are applauding him for taking the steps to address his mental health and get whatever assistance he needs.

  • Thankfully, it looks like things are looking up for Kit these days.

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    "Kit looks really good and appears to be very focused on his health and wellness," an eyewitness who's seen Kit around Connecticut tells Page Six. "I have personally seen him out in the community many times. I think it's wonderful that he is taking time to take care of himself -- more people should."

    Rest up, Kit.
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