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Sophie Turner Breaks Silence on “Shocking” Fallout from Joe Jonas Divorce

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Sophie Turner would like a word or two with, well… everyone.

As you may be aware, Joe Jonas filed to divorce Turner in September of 2023.

As you may also be aware, plenty of rumors started to circulate afterward about Turner’s alleged love of partying, drinking, going out… and sort of shirking her parental duties.

(The singer and actress got married in 2019 and share kids Willa, 4, and Delphine, 22 months.)

Sophie Turner, Joe Jonas together
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 Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images for Vanity Fair)

For a British Vogue cover story this month, Turner addresses this speculation for the first time, telling the outlet of that period of time after the divorce news broke:

“Those were the worst few days of my life.

“I remember I was on set, I was contracted to be on set for another two weeks, so I couldn’t leave. 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.”

Sophie Turner attends an event
Sophie Turner attends the Louis Vuitton Womenswear Fall Winter 2023-2024 show as part of Paris Fashion Week at Orsay Museum on March 6, 2023 in Paris, France. (Photo by Kristy Sparow/Getty Images)

Jonas and Turner reached a temporary custody agreement last October; it’s a complex document due to Turner often spending time in her native United Kingdom.

Late last year, meanwhile, photos made the round of the actress at a wrap party for this movie in England, as speculation over her irresponsibility as a mother spread throughout celebrity gossip forums and tabloids.

Turner says she had to remind herself that “none of this is true” and that she was “a good mum,” adding to Vogue:

“It’s unfathomable the amount of people that will just make sh-t up and put it up based on a picture,.

“A picture might tell a thousand words, but it’s not my story. It felt like I was watching a movie of my life that I hadn’t written, hadn’t produced, or starred in. It was shocking. I’m still in shock.”

Sophie Turner on a red carpet
Sophie Turner attends the EE BAFTA Film Awards 2023 at The Royal Festival Hall on February 19, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Dominic Lipinski/Getty Images)

Turner went on as follows:

“There were some days that I didn’t know if I was going to make it. I would call my lawyer saying, ‘I can’t do this. I just can’t.

“And then, finally, after two weeks of me being in a rut, she reminded me that it was my children I was fighting for.”

To be clear, Jonas has not said a negative word about his ex-wife in public.

“After four wonderful years of marriage we have mutually decided to amicably end our marriage,” the stars said in a joint statement last fall.

“There are many speculative narratives as to why but, truly this is a united decision and we sincerely hope that everyone can respect our wishes for privacy for us and our children.”

Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner
Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner attend the 2nd Annual Academy Museum Gala at Academy Museum of Motion Pictures on October 15, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

These days, Turner is on a much better path. She’s in a much better place.

At least partly due to Taylor Swift, she explains to Vogue.

“Taylor was an absolute hero to me this year,” Turner says.

“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. She really has a heart of gold.”

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