Sophie Turner Defends Taylor Swift's Place On Time's Silence Breakers Cover

The Game of Thrones actress made a powerful statement to those saying Swift shouldn't have been recognised

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Yesterday, Taylor Swift was featured as one of 2017's Silence Breakers, Time's Person of the Year, after her sexual assault trial against former radio DJ David Mueller in the summer. Swift talked about her experience in her first interview about the trial in the issue and appeared alongside other sexual assault and harassment survivors on the cover.

But some people, in part because of Swift's silence during the #metoo movement and apolitical public image, took issue with her inclusion in the issue. Game of Thrones' Sophie Turner saw this commentary on Twitter and shut it down with a one-word response to one critic's tweet.

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Turner herself tweeted her support of all the people in the issue and retweeted another person's post that contained a little jab to President Donald Trump:

From: Elle
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