Welcome back to Humor Nation. The Vampire Diaries could easily be dismissed as just another Twilight rip-off, ended up becoming one of the most successful vampire TV shows of all time. The show took us on a rollercoaster of emotions, characters that were larger than life.
So Take A Look At 7 Unknown And Interesting Facts About The Vampire Diaries That Fans Might Not Know
7. WHY DID NINA DOBREV LEFT THE SHOW?
Nina Dobrev rose to major fame by playing the role of Elena Gilbert on the Vampire Diaries. The actress portrayed the character based on LJ Smith’s novels of the same name. Nina also played the role of Katherine Pierce on the show, a doppelganger of Elena Gilbert. TVD came out in the year 2009 and ran successfully for eight years. Nina’s character Elena is recovering from a traumatic accident in which she lost both her parents, she falls in love with a vampire named Stefan Salvatore. Soon his brother, Damon Salvatore, enters into the picture and Elena finds herself drawn to him. There’s an epic love triangle which is the highlight of the show.
In 2015, it was announced that Nina would be leaving the show after Season 6 finale. Many fans speculated that it’s because Nina Dobrev is not getting along with her co-star and ex-boyfriend Ian Somerhalder who played the role of Damon on the show. There were all sorts of rumors. But the actress took it to Instagram to explain her decision. Nina felt that her character Elena’s journey had finally come to an end. She wanted Elena Gilbert’s journey to be a six-season adventure and she played all sorts of different characters such as a human, a vampire, an immortal doppelganger. Her character was killed and resurrected, cursed and tortured, been through all kinds of wild adventures. She also mentioned that she wanted to try her hands at something different, she didn’t want to play the character of a teenager anymore, she wanted to experiment with adult roles in movies with meaningful stories.
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6. THE VAMPIRE DIARIES OFF-SCREEN RELATIONSHIPS
While love and romance has been a frequent theme in almost every episode of the show. There are ships like Stelena, Delena, Klaroline, and many others that the fans are passionate about. But did you know there was plenty of off-screen romance going down on sets of TVD. Nina and Ian’s on-screen chemistry of Elena and Damon won plenty of love from the fans and also sparked the debate of Stelena vs Delena. They fell in love in real life too and dated for a while before they split up. Joseph Morgan who played the role of Klaus Mikaelson probably had the best luck when it comes to dating the co-workers out of all his co-stars because he ended up marrying Persia White who played the role of Abby Bennett.
Paul Wesley who played the role of Stefan Salvatore dated the actress Phoebe Tonkin who played the character of Hayley Marshall in the TVD Universe. Paul has also been involved in a relationship with Torrey DeVitto who played the role of Dr. Meredith Fell. Candice King who played Caroline Forbes dated Matt Donovan AKA Zach Roerig and Elena’s baby brother Jeremy AKA Steven McQueen.