Let’s be honest, we’re all kind of mad at Bran Stark right now. Isaac Hempstead-Wright acknowledges that Bran ‘screwed over’ Hodor in the heartbreaking May 22 episode of ‘Game of Thrones.’ Click to WATCH!
Hodor gave his life for Bran Stark, but did it really need to happen? Isaac Hempstead-Wright, 17, admits that a selfish Bran really “screwed over” the now dead Hodor by allowing the Night’s King to discover his location and warging into young Hodor during his vision. Check out the rest of the interview now.
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“It’s mortifying,” Isaac said in a post-show interview. “It’s so sad. He’s one of the only characters in Game of Thrones who genuinely doesn’t have an agenda of any kind… To have him then be killed, it’s just the ultimate twisting of the knife… Hodor was just a totally normal kid who was then sort of screwed over by Bran.”
You got that right, Isaac. Why did Hodor have to die?! Why can’t we have nice things?! Seriously, is it even possible for Meera to carry Bran long distances?
Despite the shocking and devastating death, actor Kristian Nairn is happy with Hodor’s send-off. “I like that he sacrificed himself for his friends,” Kristian said. “It’s very true to Hodor to me.”
But Kristian did cry when he got the script for the heartbreaking episode. “I had tears in my eyes,” he told EW. “I don’t see myself on screen, I see Hodor. I always talk about him in the third person. I just saw the character die and it was very sad. I think people are going to a) freak out, b) be very sad.”
Hodor has been a part of Game of Thrones since the show’s first season. And he’s only ever said one word, “Hodor.” It’s going to be interesting to see how Bran fares without his right hand man. Game of Thrones airs Sundays at 9 p.m. ET on HBO. Watch Hodor’s best moments by signing up for Amazon Prime now.
HollywoodLifers, do you think Bran screwed over Hodor? Let us know!