"I do feel I have been objectified in the past, sexually as well, in pieces that have been written about me," he said, mentioning a graphic which highlighted his bulge with arrows.
"Has that made me feel uncomfortable in the past?" he asked. "Yes. Do I think my position is the same as a woman's in society? No. They're very different things, and I should have separated them. I was wrong."
Harington's original comments were made to the Sunday Times in May 2016 and immediately caused some backlash.
"I like to think of myself as more than a head of hair or a set of looks. It's demeaning. Yes, in some ways you could argue I’ve been employed for a look I have," he said at the time. "But there’s a sexism that happens towards men."