John Bradley credits GOT with helping him accept his weight: 'They were looking for exactly me'

Mail Online | 4/10/2019 | Reporter
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John Bradley credits Game of Thrones for helping him to accept his weight.

The 30-year-old actor admitted he feared his life would 'pass' him by because of his size, but everything changed when he was cast in the fantasy drama series.

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He was boosted by the fact that showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss were looking for someone 'exactly' like him to play Samwell Tarly.

John appeared on Conan on Monday, where host Conan O'Brien mentioned he'd attended the show's wrap party in Northern Ireland and praised his guest for the moving speech he'd made.

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Without a clip of the moment available to broadcast, John agreed to summarize his speech.

'As somebody who grew up overweight and kind of unhappy because of it, 'began the Wythenshawe-born star.

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'And thinking that life was going to pass you by because of it, and all the times where you go to bed and you think, I'd give anything to wake up and not have this weight.

He continued, 'While I was feeling that about myself, David and Dan - our producers and everybody else connected with the show...
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