8 revelations Sophie Turner made about failed marriage with Joe Jonas: From 'hero' Taylor Swift to mom-guilt

8 revelations Sophie Turner made about failed marriage with Joe Jonas: From 'hero' Taylor Swift to mom-guilt
Sophie Turner revealed her plans for the future after her split from Joe Jonas (Getty Images)

Sophie Turner opens up about mom guilt and misogyny in the aftermath of Joe Jonas divorce

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - SEPTEMBER 14: Sophie Turner attends the Special Screening of Netflix's
Sophie Turner shared her thoughts about her failed marriage in a recent interview (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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English actress Sophie Turner has grown real and more raw as she seemed to spill the beans on anything and everything when sitting down with British Vogue for her June cover interview. Turner discussed her divorce from Joe Jonas—including the public humiliation she endured following Jonas' filing—and the feelings of alienation that led to their separation. Some reports even attempted to falsely paint Turner as a party animal and a careless mother to their two daughters, Willa, 3, and Delphine, 1.

1. Sophie Turner recalls the misogyny after her divorce announcement

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 02:  (L-R) Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner attend The 2022 Met Gala Celebrating
Joe Jonas filed for divorce from his wife Sophie Turner in 2023 (Getty Images)

Fans were shocked when actor-musician Joe Jonas filed for divorce from his 'Game of Thrones' actor wife, Sophie Turner in 2023. Speaking about the fallout from the news and dealing with misogyny, Turner told the outlet, "Those were the worst few days of my life." After four years of marriage, her highly public divorce from Jonas grabbed the news for many weeks in 2023. The couple's divorce seemed to be the subject of a fresh story every day at the time. Memes and other forms of commentary sprang all over the internet in response to the incident.

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2. Taylor Swift emerges as Sophie Turner's 'absolute hero'

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Sophie Turner called Taylor Swift 'absolute hero' after Joe Jonas divorce filing (Getty Images)

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The timing of Sophie Turner's friendship with Taylor Swift couldn't have been better: following Joe Jonas's divorce from her in 2023, the 'Game of Thrones' actress and her two daughters stayed in Swift's New York City apartment. The 'Do Revenge' actress said in British Vogue cover story: "Taylor was an absolute hero to me this year. I’ve never been more grateful to anyone than I am for her because she took my children and me and provided us with a home and a safe space."

3. Sophie Turner  shares about 'mom guilt' and the 'party mom' image

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 19: Sophie Turner attends the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awar
Sophie Turner shares about 'mom guilt' and the 'party mom' image (Getty Images)

Sophie Turner stated that she was filming her new television series 'Joan' when rumors circulated that she wasn't a good mother. "My kids were in the States, and I couldn’t get to them because I had to finish 'Joan'. And all these articles started coming out. It hurt because I really do completely torture myself over every move I make as a mother—mom guilt is so real!" Turner admitted in the wide-ranging interview. The actress was shown at a wrap party for 'Joan' around the time of the split, and "insiders" suggested that she was more interested in partying than taking care of her two kids. Turner called the rumors and media coverage around her parenthood "shocking."

4. Sophie Turner on being a mother in her 20s

Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner headed to court to end their 4 years of marriage (Instagram/@sophiet)
After becoming pregnant with Joe Jonas' first child, Sophie Turner revealed that she wasn't sure if she wanted to become a mother in her early 20s (@sophiet/Instagram)

The 'Game of Thrones' actress considered her options of giving up her baby after falling pregnant with Joe Jonas' first child; she wasn't sure if she wanted to become a mother in her early 20s. She discussed the difficult procedure and revealed her anxieties about becoming pregnant at a "frivolous" moment for the first time. "I remember throwing the pregnancy test at him, saying ‘What do you think we should do? Do you think we should have it?’ When you’re in your early 20s, life is so frivolous. At that point, I really didn’t know if I wanted to be a mother," Turner admitted.

5. Sophie Turner hated the 'plus-one feeling'

Sophie Turner hated the 'plus-one feeling' after being married into the Jonas family (@sophiet/Instagram)

Recalling her time with Joe Jonas, Sophie Turner told British Vogue, "There was a lot of attention on the three brothers, and the wives," alluding to Nick and Kevin's respective spouses, Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Danielle Jonas. "Well, we were always called the wives, and I hated that. It was kind of this plus-one feeling. And that’s nothing to do with him – in no way did he make me feel that – it was just that the perception of us was as the groupies in the band," Turner stated.

6. Sophie Turner on suing Joe Jonas for returning her children to the UK

Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner met after the singer slipped into the actress' DM (Instagram/@sophiet)
Court documents state that Sophie Turner sued Joe Jonas to get their children returned to England (@sophiet/Instagram)

Turner said that she was barred from having her kids visit her in England, where she had returned after the split, leading to a heated custody battle. According to court documents, Turner eventually sued her estranged husband to get their two young girls back to her house in England. In a petition submitted to a New York City court, the 'Game of Thrones' actor's attorneys claimed that Jonas had "wrongful retention of two children" in New York City from "their habitual residence in England."

7. Sophie Turner on trying to co-parent with Joe Jonas

(L-R) Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner attend the 2023 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 12, 2023, in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images)
Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas have currently worked out who gets custody of their children (Amy Sussman/Getty Images)

Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner came to a custody arrangement after Turner's lawsuit was dismissed in January 2024. Turner expressed her dissatisfaction with the way things transpired in the British Vogue interview, saying she hopes Willa and Delphine have a more tranquil co-parenting future. She said, "They’re the victims in all of this. But I think we’re doing the best we can. I’m confident that we can figure it out. Joe is a great father to our children and that’s all that I can ask for."

8. Sophie Turner's wish for her family in the future

Sophie Turner has been nominated for numerous awards for her extraordinary acting (Instagram/@sophiet)
Sophie Turner's mental health significantly improved after returning to the UK (@sophiet/Instagram)

Hoping to have a positive co-parenting dynamic with Jonas, she remarked, "My dream is to have a huge Christmas where my daughters can have their dad there, Joe’s whole side of the family, their grandparents. I don’t care about the politics, I just want the girls to feel loved and have everyone show up for them." After returning to the UK, Turner admitted that her mental health significantly improved, and she hasn't required any medicine for anxiety or depression—not even after her divorce.

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