He’s a petulant little brat hailing from a fantasy land who uses his unspeakable power for douchey evil, not good. But enough about Canada’s Justin Bieber. The Sunday Times recently spoke to Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner, a.k.a. the world’s foremost direwolf caretaker, about playing a “realistic” character in a fantasy setting and also about how Bieber is a lot like Joffrey, right down to the angry exes.
So desperate is my bid to resist her siren song that I fire up a journalistic trope as old as papyrus: how similar are you to your character? “Well…” She wrinkles her nose. “I’ve been told by other cast members that I’m a lot like her. Maybe when I first joined the show. I was only 13, I was one of those girls that read OK! 12 times a week, and I was all “Ooh, Justin Bieber” — who is the Joffrey Baratheon of our time.” (Via)
And now we know the mastermind behind “Joffrey Bieber.”