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Remember when Kit Harington cut his hair and we all got mad about it? Parting ways with his shaggy, luscious locks was just Kit's way of insinuating the imminent death of his beloved character, Jon Snow. The actor was not permitted to cut his hair as long as he was on Game of Thrones, and he often voiced his feelings about that. After his
betrayal haircut, the alarms sounded, and it had become clear that he would not be returning for season six.