Why Kit Harington Used a Butt Double on 'Game of Thrones'

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If you're a Game of Thrones fan, you probably hit pause on your DVR when hunky Kit Harington, who plays Jon Snow on the HBO series, jumped into a rock pool butt naked.

We hate to break it to you but that bare butt that you saw actually didn't belong to Kit. The 27-year-old British babe admits in the latest issue of GQ that he used a body double for that scene...but it's not because he's self concious about showing his bum.

Turns out the actor had an injury while filming last season and wasn't physically able to jump. "When it came down it I had a broken ankle, so the only time you saw my ass, it wasn't my ass," he explains.

As for how he broke it in the first place, Kit admits it was just drunken stupidity. After a night out in London, he returned home to realize he was locked out and tried to climb into his second floor window. After apparently failing and falling, a friend found him on the sidewalk.

"I didn't see any point in lying about it to anyone afterward," Kit says. (He could have used Zac Efron's story about slipping on a puddle of water by the fountain in your home perhaps?)

Perhaps we'll get to see Kit in the buff for real when Game of Thrones returns Sunday, April 6.
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