‘The Vampire Diaries’ stars have decided to end their relationship, multiple sources confirm.
Thursdays are always exciting for fans of The Vampire Diaries, but this week is a little different. Ian Somerhalder and Nina Dobrev — who began quietly dating after meeting on the set of their hit CW series — have ended their relationship, People is reporting.
Fortunately, there is some good news to come out of this tragedy:
Ian, 34, and Nina, 24, are “consumate professionals,” a source tells Us Weekly. The actors “will continue to work together and remain best friends, which is where the relationship started.”
Ian Somerhalder Tweets About ‘Change’
With nearly 4 million Twitter followers, Ian clearly has a large social media presence, and one of his most recent tweets is raising fans’ eyebrows.
“A THOUGHT FOR TODAY: People change and forget to tell each other,” Ian tweeted May 9, attributing the quote to playwright Lillian Hellman.
This was, in all likelihood, a completely innocent tweet — but in this day-and-age of over-analysis, you can imagine the fans are going nuts over it.
Nina Dobrev: Why She Dated Ian Somerhalder
Nina and Ian have done a very good job of keeping their relationship private, but in a candid interview with Seventeen in Sept. 2012, Nina finally opened up about dating her co-star.
“I didn’t want to be dating one of my co-stars,” Nina told the mag. ”My goal on the show was to be professional. But sometimes you can’t help who you have a connection with, and you can only fight it for so long — which I did for a really, really long time.”
HollywoodLife.com has reached out to Ian and Nina’s reps for comment.
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