Don’t go, Elena! We still can’t believe it but it’s true: Nina Dobrev is leaving ‘The Vampire Diaries’ at the end of its current season. The news surprised everyone and the show’s fans have been expressing their disbelief and sadness over this heart-stabbing news ever since!
We are still in shock! Nina Dobrev, 26, confirmed everybody’s worst nightmare: she’s leaving The Vampire Diaries at the end of the current season. After six seasons of being of playing Elena Gilbert, Nina announced her departure and fans just didn’t know how to handle it! Some were sad, some were angry, a lot were confused — and they took to social media to vent their frustrations over learning that Nina would no longer be part of the show.
Nina Dobrev Exits ‘The Vampire Diaries’ — Fans React To Her Departure
When Nina confirmed she was leaving The Vampire Diaries on April 6, fans were FLOORED. We were too! Nina’s one of the show’s main characters and most fans agree that she’s the soul of the series! Upon learning this turn of events, TVD fans took to Twitter to express how they felt over the news — even asking whether or not the show should even continue on without Nina. Most fans were just really sad to see her go.
Very confused and heartbroken over this news….. You will be missed @ninadobrev
— Naira (@Naira_TVD) April 7, 2015
nina dobrev announcing that she’s leaving tvd is causing me a pain equivalent to being punched in the throat
— bethh (@bethanyrosita) April 7, 2015
HOW TF IS NINA DOBREV GOING TO LEAVE VD. LIKE YOU ARE THE MAIN CHARACTER TF.
— Mikæla (@Mikaela_Shivley) April 7, 2015
WAIT PAUSE NINA DOBREV IS LEAVING THE VAMPIRE DIARIES WHAT THE HELL NO SJE CANT WHY WOULD S HE
— w (@sparksnarry) April 7, 2015
first zayn left one direction and now Nina Dobrev is leaving the vampire diaries #thanksobama
— Lucy Müller (@lucymullerr) April 7, 2015
Well since Nina Dobrev is done with Vampire Diaries they might as well end the show completely.
— Laura Vonderhaar (@Laura_LeeV) April 7, 2015
Trying to convince myself that Nina Dobrev is pulling a great prank on us all. #TVD
— Anisa Ali (@TriixAli) April 7, 2015
@ninadobrev I SUPPORT YOUR DECISION AS DOBREVIC BUT I’M REALLY SAD AS VAMPIRE MANIAC :(
— carola (@dobremisha) April 7, 2015
@ninadobrev why are you leaving TVD? You’re the main character! This doesn’t make sense. It would if it was the end of TVD but it’s not! 😥
— Ava❤Zalfie (@avaloves1) April 7, 2015
@ninadobrev YOU CANT LEAVE😭😭 THE SHOW IS NOTHING WITHOUT YOU!
— dakota johnson (@snugglesxnjh) April 7, 2015
— stephanie bremner (@stephbremner11) April 7, 2015
Nina Dobrev’s Leaving ‘The Vampire Diaries’: Actress Confirms Rumor
Nina confirmed that she was leaving the show with an emotional Instagram post on April 6. Prior to the announcement, her fellow TVD cast members posted strange pictures with such hashtags as #ninawewillmissyou on Instagram, alluding to Nina’s impending departure. In her note, Nina asked fans to “hop on the roller coaster ride that is Elena Gilbert’s life and join me as I celebrate her and prepare to say goodbye to her — and to my work family — as I move on to the next chapter of my life.”
We’re just heartbroken over the news! How do you feel about Nina’s departure from TVD, HollywoodLifers?
— Jason Brow