Kit Harington, Rose Leslie's 'engagement announcement' sends Game of Thrones fans into Twitter meltdown

FP Staff

Sep 27, 2017 15:07:54 IST

The matrimonial section of the Tuesday edition of The Times newspaper had a rather interesting announcement. "The engagement is announced between Kit, younger son of David and Deborah Harington of Worcestershire, and Rose, middle daughter of Sebastian and Candy Leslie of Aberdeenshire."

Kit Harington, Rose Leslies engagement announcement sends Game of Thrones fans into Twitter meltdown

Kit Harington and Rose Leslie. AP

No brownie points for guessing what the readers deduced from this traditional wedding announcement: Game of Thrones stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie confirming their engagement and well on their way to holy matrimony.

Mail Online reports that the two stars followed in the footsteps of fellow actors Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter who revealed they were engaged through a newspaper announcement.

Kit and Rose are believed to have dated off and on since 2012, when they met on the sets of Game of Thrones, where he plays Jon Snow, and she played the wildling Ygritte. Their onscreen romance seemed to have spilled over into real life as well. The actors confirmed that they are living together, in mid-2016.

Twitterati went into meltdown as soon as the news of Kit and Rose's engagement broke on the microblogging site. A myriad range of memes populated the Twitter timeline of users across the world, as GoT buffs expressed their shock at the reported development.

Here are some of the funniest Twitter reactions:

Updated Date: Sep 27, 2017 15:07:54 IST

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