“Kit went to treatment for Rose,” a source tells Us Weekly exclusively. “He was living a very unhealthy lifestyle. He was stressed all the time and using unhealthy coping tools.”
The insider adds that the Good Fight actress, 32, is “so supportive of” Harington, also 32. “[She] loves him very much,” the source notes. “She had been telling him to get into treatment for a little while now.”
Kit Harington and Rose Leslie together
Kit Harington and Rose Leslie together
Actors Kit Harington and Rose Leslie react as they leave after their wedding ceremony, at Rayne Church, Kirkton of Rayne in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, Saturday June 23, 2018. Former "Game of Thrones" co-stars Kiet Harington and Rose Leslie married near the bride's family castle in Scotland. The couple and guests arrived at Rayne Church, close to the 900-year-old Wardhill Castle in northeast Scotland, which is owned by Leslie’s family. Harington, wearing a morning suit, and Leslie, in a flowing ivory gown, smiled at members of the public who had gathered outside the church. (Jane Barlow/PA via AP)
ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND - JUNE 23: Kit Harrington and Rose Leslie departing Rayne Church in Kirkton on Rayne after their wedding on June 23, 2018 in Aberdeen, Scotland. (Photo by Mark R. Milan/GC Images)
Actors Kit Harington, right, and wife Rose Leslie attend HBO's "Game of Thrones" final season premiere at Radio City Music Hall on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 03: (L-R) Rose Leslie and Kit Harington attend The Olivier Awards with Mastercard at The Royal Opera House on April 3, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)
Kit Harington, right, and Rose Leslie arrive at the LA Premiere of "Game of Thrones" at The Walt Disney Concert Hall on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 03: Rose Leslie (L) and Kit Harington arrive at The Olivier Awards with Mastercard at The Royal Opera House on April 3, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 25: Actors Kit Harington (L) and Rose Leslie attend HBO's 'Game Of Thrones' panel and Q&A during Comic-Con International 2014 at San Diego Convention Center on July 25, 2014 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WA - MARCH 21: Actors Kit Harington and Rose Leslie attend HBO's 'Game Of Thrones' Season 3 Seattle Premiere on March 21, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
Kit Harington, right, and Rose Leslie pose for photographers as they arrive for the Olivier Awards at the Royal Albert Hall in central London, Sunday, April 9, 2017. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
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Rose Leslie and Kit Harington at the 2016 Olivier Awards held at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden.
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The British actor’s rep confirmed to Us that he sought professional help at a treatment facility prior to Game of Thrones’ series finale, which aired on May 19. “Kit has decided to utilize this break in his schedule as an opportunity to spend some time at a wellness retreat to work on some personal issues,” his rep said in a statement on Tuesday, May 28.
Page Six reported that the Death and Life of John F. Donovan star is receiving treatment for stress and alcohol abuse at a luxury facility in Connecticut. The outlet claimed that he has been in the facility for a month and his decision was spurred by GOT’s conclusion, which “really hit him hard.”
Harington admitted in January that filming the final season of the HBO hit was “designed to break” the cast. Although the actor called playing Jon Snow the “best thing” that could’ve happened to him, he eventually realized he “had enough” of the series.
Leslie and Harington fell in love on the set of Game of Thrones. The duo tied the knot in Scotland in June 2018, but were hit with their first tribulation as a married couple five months later.
In November 2018, Russian model Olga Vlaslova claimed that she met the Gunpowder actor in Luxembourg and he proceeded to cheat on his wife. Harington’s rep denied the allegations, stating that the model’s story was “completely false.” The rep noted, “He’s never even been to Luxembourg nor has he ever met Olga Vlaslova.”