Sophie Turner reveals that she has taken & # 39; pause & # 39; of acting to focus on her mental health & # 39;

Sophie Turner revealed that she had taken a break from her acting career to focus on her mental health after the return or hit HBO show Game Of Thrones.

The 23-year-old actress appeared on Dr. Phil & # 39; s podcast Phil in the Blanks on Tuesday when she admitted she had left the showbiz world for a while to take care of herself.

When asked what she was going to do next, she said to the host: & i'm actually still on my break, i took a break from work to focus on my mental health because i thought that it was important. & # 39;

Candid: Sophie Turner said on Dr. Phil & # 39; s podcast Phil in the Blanks that she & # 39; has taken a break & # 39; of acting to focus on her mental health & # 39; and even considering joining a POLICE ACADEMY

Candid: Sophie Turner said on Dr. Phil & # 39; s podcast Phil in the Blanks that she & # 39; has taken a break & # 39; of acting to focus on her mental health & # 39; and even considering joining a POLICE ACADEMY

& # 39; So I'm still working on it, and I'm about to go into the press for the final season of Game Of Thrones and a movie Dark Phoenix that I did, the latest X-Men is on the point to come out in June, so I'm getting ready for a big press trip for that. & # 39;

She continues to talk about what she will do next, Sophie, who plays Sansa Stark in the fantasy series, admitted that she would like to become a police officer.

She explained: & # 39; I want to do a lot of things, and not just in the movie world, when I really have a tendency to go to a police academy and become a cop.

& # 39; I'm fascinated by crime and why people do things and the interrogation process, and how you can manipulate your words to make someone confess, that interests me. & # 39;

Frankly, when asked what she would do next, she revealed: & i'm actually still on my break, i took a break from work to concentrate on my mental health because i thought that it was important & # 39;

Frankly, when asked what she would do next, she revealed: & i'm actually still on my break, i took a break from work to concentrate on my mental health because i thought that it was important & # 39;

Frankly, when asked what she would do next, she revealed: & i'm actually still on my break, i took a break from work to concentrate on my mental health because i thought that it was important & # 39;

Busy schedule: Sophie added: & # 39; I'm still on it, and I'm about to get into the press for the final season of Game Of Thrones and a movie Dark Phoenix that I did is on it point to release in June & # 39;

Busy schedule: Sophie added: & # 39; I'm still on it, and I'm about to get into the press for the final season of Game Of Thrones and a movie Dark Phoenix that I did is on it point to release in June & # 39;

Busy schedule: Sophie added: & # 39; I'm still on it, and I'm about to get into the press for the final season of Game Of Thrones and a movie Dark Phoenix that I did is on it point to release in June & # 39;

Sophie & # 39; s candid revelation comes after the eighth season of Game Of Thrones, which premiered to record songs in the US, HBO reported.

The cable network said Sunday's public reached a peak of 17.4 million on all of its platforms, overshadowing the previous high of 16.9 million viewers for the 7-season 2017 final.

That is an absolute record for a premium cable television program and the total number of viewers will be considerably higher.

HBO numbers only relate to the linear television and the HBO GO and HBO NOW streaming apps of the network.

New career? She continues to talk about what she will do next, Sophie, who plays Sansa Stark in the fantasy series, admitted that she would like to become a police officer

New career? She continues to talk about what she will do next, Sophie, who plays Sansa Stark in the fantasy series, admitted that she would like to become a police officer

New career? She continues to talk about what she will do next, Sophie, who plays Sansa Stark in the fantasy series, admitted that she would like to become a police officer

Hope: Sophie explained Phil (photo) expresses that she wants to do a lot of things, and not just in the film world, when I have a real urge to go to a police academy and become a cop & # 39;

Hope: Sophie explained Phil (photo) expresses that she wants to do a lot of things, and not just in the film world, when I have a real urge to go to a police academy and become a cop & # 39;

Hope: Sophie explained Phil (photo) expresses that she wants to do a lot of things, and not just in the film world, when I have a real urge to go to a police academy and become a cop & # 39;

Impressive: Sophie's candid disclosure comes after the eighth season of Game Of Thrones that premiered to record 17.4 million viewers in the US, according to HBO

Impressive: Sophie's candid disclosure comes after the eighth season of Game Of Thrones that premiered to record 17.4 million viewers in the US, according to HBO

Impressive: Sophie's candid disclosure comes after the eighth season of Game Of Thrones that premiered to record 17.4 million viewers in the US, according to HBO

Millions more watched on other networks around the world, because the show was simultaneously broadcast in 170 countries to prevent spoilers.

In the meantime, thousands of Britons have joined fans around the world to watch the first episode of Game Of Thrones that was aired on Sky Atlantic in the UK on Monday at 2:00 AM.

If you are struck by this story and you are in the UK, call the Samaritans at any time, from any phone for FREE, at 116 123, or call Mind & # 39; s Infoline Monday to Friday at 03001233393 or SMS 86463.

If you or someone you know needs help, in the US, contact National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org, on Crisis Text Line by HOME to 741741 by texting & # 39; and, https://www.crisistextline.org, and HopeLine by calling or texting & # 39; and (919) 231-4525 or 1-877-235-4525.

Dr. interview Phil with Sophie Turner drops 4/16/19. Listen and subscribe here: ApplePodcasts.com/DrPhil

Back soon: Game of Thrones season 8 takes place at HBO in the US, and Sky Atlantic and NOW TV in the UK, on ​​Sunday evening

Back soon: Game of Thrones season 8 takes place at HBO in the US, and Sky Atlantic and NOW TV in the UK, on ​​Sunday evening

Back soon: Game of Thrones season 8 takes place at HBO in the US, and Sky Atlantic and NOW TV in the UK, on ​​Sunday evening