Game of Thrones actress Sophie Turner and her husband Joe Jonas have welcomed a bay girl reportedly named Willa. While there’s no official confirmation of the name from the couple, GOT fans are thrilled that there’s a connection between the name and the hit fantasy series.
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A minor character who appeared in the Game of Thrones season 8 appears to have stuck with Sophie, who played Sansa Stark on the show. Willa is the name of a serving girl in the Stark stronghold of Winterfell and briefly hooks up with Tormund Giantsbane in the GOT episode titled “The Last Of The Starks.
Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas just became parents and apparently their daughter is named Willa. And thats a game of thrones name. And a Stark name. That’s just so cool I can’t. #gameofthrones #joejonas #sophieturner pic.twitter.com/vHroW7K32E
— Lot (@Lot9595) July 27, 2020
Sophie Turner and her American musician husband Joe, welcomed their first child in secret last week Wednesday at a hospital in Los Angeles.
News that Sophie and Joe were expecting their first child together first broke in February, nine months after their Las Vegas wedding.
“Joe and Sophie are excited to be new parents and have been enjoying the process of getting ready for their baby,” – an insider told Entertainment Tonight.
“There was a very minor character named Willa in Game of Thrones she was a Wildling child. Sophie and Joe Jonas just had their daughter and named her Willa. I’m not saying she’s named after the character but it’s a connection and it makes me happy (sic)” – a Twitter user said.
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Apart from Game Of Thrones, the 24-year-old Sophie is also known for playing the young Jean Grey in the X-Men: Apocalypse and Dark Phoenix films.
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