Nikki Reed and Ian Somerhalder have only been dating publicly for a couple of weeks, but they certainly seem smitten with each other! The handsome actor’s ‘commitment and compassion’ to making a difference in the world and helping animals ‘really captured her heart and soul,’ an insider tells HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY.
It’s no secret that Nikki Reed, 26, and Ian Somerhalder, 35, are Hollywood’s newest couple. So, how did the Vampire Diaries star win the her heart? “She’s just in awe of Ian’s passion for making an impact on the world”, a source has revealed to HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY. Read on for more!
Ian Somerhalder & Nikki Reed’s Romance: She Sees A Big Future With Him
Call it puppy love! One thing’s for sure — Nikki and Ian adore animals, and it’s this love and concern that captured her heart.
“Nikki has always wanted to make a difference whether by writing, acting or singing,” a friend of Nikki’s spilled to HollywoodLife.com.
“She’s just in awe of Ian’s passion for making an impact in the world. When he sets out to do something, it’s not just talk; he actually does it wholeheartedly. For Nikki, this is an absolute turn-on.
“[Ian’s] commitment and compassion really captured [Nikki’s] heart and soul.”
How Ian Somerhalder & Nikki Reed Support Each Other As A Couple
In June, Ian went before Congress to testify for animal rights; in particular, the vulnerable elephants in Africa who are at risk for poaching.
“She really fell for him the first time she really understood what Ian was doing in Washington D.C. on behalf of animal welfare, and especially on behalf of elephants facing possible poaching.
“Ian makes Nikki feel alive, he inspires her to really go after her dreams and to dream big. She sees a big future with him,” the friend says.
As HollywoodLife.com previously reported, Ian took to Twitter to show his support for Nikki in her quest to find a home for a pup.
On June 23, Nikki posted a plea on her Instagram for someone to give an adorable pitbull puppy, named Jane, a home. Ian later reposted the tweet! How sweet!
What do YOU think, HollywoodLifers? Have Ian and Nikki found true love in each other? Let us know!
– Reporting by Sandra Clark
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