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'The Mountain' Towers Over His Wife At Game Of Thrones Premiere

'The Mountain' Towers Over His Wife At Game Of Thrones Premiere

We've seen some unlikely couples in our time but Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson - aka Gregor 'The Mountain' Clegane - and his wife Kelsey Henson might just top the list when it comes to height difference. But they look happy and that's all that matters.

Björnsson, who holds the title of World's Strongest Man, towers over virtually everyone, measuring a huge 6ft 9in tall while his wife Kelsey Henson stands at 5ft 2in.

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Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson and Kelsey Henson at the premiere of Game of Thrones. Credit: PA
Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson and Kelsey Henson at the premiere of Game of Thrones. Credit: PA

The pair attended the Game of Thrones Season 8 premiere together in New York last night - proving, if nothing else, that opposites certainly do attract.

Björnsson, 30, posed next to his Canadian wife six months after they wed in his native Iceland.

Shortly after the couple's red carpet photography session was over, Björnsson had to contend with Pedro Pascal (who plays Oberyn Martell in the HBO fan favourite) - y'know, the bloke who's head he crushed by simply sticking his thumbs into his eyeballs... how could we forget?

Hafthor Bjornsson and Pedro Pascal. Credit: PA
Hafthor Bjornsson and Pedro Pascal. Credit: PA
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Björnsson, who has starred in Game of Thrones as Gregor Clegane since Season 4, seemed to take the joke well - luckily for Pascal...

The first episode of the eighth season of GoT lands on HBO on Sunday 14 April for viewers in the United States, while the UK can get their fix the next day on Monday 15 April.

The final instalment of HBO's incredible epic fantasy series will enable us to find out who lives... and, of course, who dies.

The moment she dropped the clanger. Credit: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon/NBC
The moment she dropped the clanger. Credit: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon/NBC

Speaking of who dies, Maisie Williams teased us all on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon when she nearly - just very nearly - messed everything up. But then she announced it was just an April Fool's joke and we didn't know whether to laugh or cry.

The 21-year-old actress was promoting the show when she was asked to share a teeny, tiny spoiler.... and oh boy, did she ever.

Just in case you still need it at this point, ***SPOILER ALERT***.

Giving in to Fallon's genial line of questioning, Williams (who plays Arya Stark) said: "During shooting, like, the final days were really emotional saying goodbye to all of the cast because when I found out that Arya died in like the second episode I was..."

Admittedly, we don't know much about the final season itself but we do know to expect big things.

It's taken a little longer for the finished product to be with us, but HBO president Casey Bloys assured us the delay is definitely a good sign of what's in store - which is bigger and better, apparently.

If you want to speculate about what is on the horizon, pop over to LADbible's Westeros Posting group on Facebook.

Featured Image Credit: PA

Topics: Entertainment, TV and Film, The Mountain, Game of Thrones

Rebecca Shepherd

I'm Becky - a journalist at LADbible. I graduated with a First Class BA in Journalism before going on to cover criminal court cases, medical tribunals and breaking news for the national media - which inevitably and eventually became as glum as it sounds. Can often be found rocking a bag for life - which I made a 'thing' way before Rihanna. You can contact me at [email protected]

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