With reporting by Josh Horowitz
It's been a tough few weeks for Jon Snow fans. First and foremost because he died on the season finale of "Game of Thrones," but also because his costars -- cough cough, Maisie Williams -- have been saying left and right that those rumors of his Melisandre-fueled resurrection are a load of crap. (Williams' exact words were "Jon Snow is dead... get over it.")
That's why we at MTV News were thrilled when Sansa herself, Sophie Turner, dropped by our San Diego Comic-Con studio on Saturday (July 11) and revealed that she agrees with Emilia Clarke over her onscreen sister Williams -- she thinks Jon Snow has a fighting chance.
"I think I'm kind of with Emilia," she said. "It's 'Game of Thrones,' so anything can happen. We do have White Walkers and everything, so I wouldn't rule anything out... [but] he's not going to survive that, really. Who knows. You don't know. I don't know."
In other words:
Of course, we also took the opportunity to ask Turner about her controversial rape scene and the media firestorm that followed... and from the looks of things, she's taking the backlash with stride.
"I definitely knew, especially with Sansa's storyline, I knew that there was going to be controversy," she said. "I didn't expect as much controversy as there was. Because its 'Game of Thrones' I just figured [rape] happened a lot in the first season... you know. Anyway, it happened, and there was controversy.
"Listen, I think, if you don't want to watch the show don't watch the show," she continued. "You know what you're getting into when you sign up for HBO. But those kind of things... we're not a show that distracts from what really happened back in medieval times, and still continues today. I think, why was my scene getting so much press, when so much is happening in the real world, and there's no press about it? I mean, come on, it's a TV show, concentrate on something more important, here."