That Big Guy On Game Of Thrones Answers To No One… Except His Fluffy Little Pomeranian Prince

Reviewed by Dr. Katy Nelson

May 18, 2016

THIS JUST IN: Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson, a.k.a. “The Mountain” from Game of Thrones, a.k.a. the only 6’9, 400+ pound man we know, has the tiniest Pomeranian named Asterix. He calls the pup his “lion.”

Just to clarify. This man (who is also a professional Strongman and Europe’s strongest man 2 years in a row)…

the mountain

…owns this small tumbleweed with a face.

asterix with mountain doll

To be fair, Asterix has no problem keeping up with her gentle-giant human. They stay fit together…

mountain and pom exercising

… take selfies…


… and just do their best at being all-around adorable.

mountain and his dog

Asterix has his very own Instagram, in true diva fashion. You can stare at him all day in his fluffy glory at @asterix_astrikur. He can even give you some style tips.

asterix fashion


Just don’t go thinkin’ this isn’t the toughest little dog you’ve ever seen! He’s got one heck of a role model. And what else would you expect from a little lion?

little lion

H/t BuzzFeed

Featured image via @thorbjornsson/Instagram

Reviewed by Dr. Katy Nelson

May 18, 2016