Sophie Turner Has Revealed How Moving Back To England Has Benefited Her Mental Health Amid Her And Joe Jonas’s Messy Divorce

Reflecting on her decision to “get out” of the US, Sophie said: “They’d rather have rights to guns than give kids a right to life.”

When Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner’s divorce was announced last year, it wasn't long before it was seriously messy — to say the least.

Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner on the red carpet

This was hardly surprising, with Sophie making no secret of her dream of returning to her home country after she moved to the US to be with Joe in 2019.

Sophie Turner posing in an embellished dress at the BAFTA event

"I really love living in America," Sophie went on. "But, for my mental health, I have to be around my friends and my family. And also for my daughter — I would love her to get the education and school life that I was so lucky to have."

"England would ideally be the final destination," Sophie concluded, before admitting: "But [Joe] might take quite a bit of convincing!"

And in a brand new interview with British Vogue, Sophie has opened up some more about why it was so important for her to “get out” of America with her kids.

First of all, Sophie confessed to finding the States pretty isolating. Aside from Joe and his family, all of her inner circle are based in England, and she struggled even more once they moved to Florida.

Sophie Turner in casual wear with braided hair, jeans, and a cardigan walks on a sidewalk

But, even more importantly, Sophie became increasingly concerned about raising her daughters in America’s political landscape, with gun control and women’s rights being the two biggest issues.

Sophie Turner in a stylish jacket and v-neck top, accessorized with earrings, posing for a photo

“I couldn’t fathom being a mother of one of those children knowing that this was something your country could fix, that they’d rather have rights to guns than give kids a right to life,” Sophie said of the tragedy.

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“Meanwhile, women in the US are being stripped of their rights, left, right and center,” she added. “It all contributed to this feeling of I have to get out, I have to get out.”

Sophie Turner in sunglasses wearing a navy hoodie and white pants walks on the street with a water bottle

And, as she anticipated in the Elle interview, being surrounded by her friends and family back home has done wonders for Sophie’s mental health.

Sophie Turner in a striped jumpsuit with draped red sleeves poses in front of a Louis Vuitton logo
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