Saturday 1 October 2016

Game of Thrones' Sophie Turner just dyed her hair platinum blonde

Sasha Brady

Published 30/07/2016 | 15:18

Actress Sophie Turner attends the 88th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 28, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Actress Sophie Turner attends the 88th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 28, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Sophie Turner as Sansa in Game of Thrones
Sophie Turner at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards 2016, Berkeley Square Gardens, London

Is she a Targaryen now?

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When you think of Sophie Turner, aka Sansa Stark, one of the first things that comes to mind is her fiery red hair.

Sophie Turner as Sansa in Game of Thrones
Sophie Turner as Sansa in Game of Thrones

But the 20-year-old actress has surprised fans by undergoing a platinum blonde makeover.

She showed off her new look on Instagram with the caption: "I did a thing..."

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The colour is a drastic transformation from her trademark copper locks but the new shade really makes her ice-blue eyes pop.

It appears that the actress has been secretly lighting her hair for the past few weeks as she was photographed at Comic Con last week with lighter, strawberry blonde locks.

Actress Sophie Turner attends SiriusXM's Entertainment Weekly Radio Channel Broadcasts From Comic-Con 2016 at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego on July 22, 2016 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
Actress Sophie Turner attends SiriusXM's Entertainment Weekly Radio Channel Broadcasts From Comic-Con 2016 at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego on July 22, 2016 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for SiriusXM)

It's not clear whether Sophie made the switch for a new role or because she felt bored with her hair and wanted a change.

Some fans are hoping that the new hairstyle is Game of Thrones-related and could hint at a Targaryen-Stark connection.

Sophie Turner at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards 2016, Berkeley Square Gardens, London
Sophie Turner at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards 2016, Berkeley Square Gardens, London

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