Jessica Chastain Calls Out 'Game of Thrones' for Controversial Sansa Stark Plot Line

Jessica Chastain Calls Out 'Game of Thrones' for Controversial Sansa Stark Plot Line

Jessica Chastain is putting Game of Thrones on blast.

SPOILER ALERT: Do not keep reading if you haven’t seen the latest episode of the series.

The Dark Phoenix actress opened up on social media on Monday (May 6) following the premiere of Episode 4 of the final season of Game of Thrones. Specifically, she took issue with the show positioning Sansa Stark’s rape with her empowerment.

In the episode, Sansa (Sophie Turner) and the Hound (Rory McCann) are having a discussion.

The Hound teels Sansa she could have avoided all the physical and emotional pain if she left King’s Landing with him back in Season 2, to which she said: “Without Littlefinger and Ramsay and the rest, I would’ve stayed a little bird all my life.”

“Rape is not a tool to make a character stronger. A woman doesn’t need to be victimized in order to become a butterfly. The #littlebird was always a Phoenix. Her prevailing strength is solely because of her. And her alone.#GameOfThrones,” she wrote.

See her reaction…

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