Rumors hinting that Nina Dobrev will be making a comeback in “The Vampire Diaries” season 8 has allegedly created a huge strain on the marriage of its lead star Ian Somerhalder and his wife Nikki Reed.
This may be understandable, particularly on the part of Reed, who must be bothered by the thought that her husband will not only be exchanging lines with his ex-flame, but possibly doing intense love scenes with her.
Celebrity Dirty Laundry, however, speculated that Dobrev’s return to the supernatural-drama series could drive a deeper wedge between the “Lost” actor and his 27-year-old wife, whose relationship is reportedly rough sailing.
Nina Dobrev & Ian Somerhalder Reconcile?
It is no secret that Somerhalder and Dobrev became an item when the two started shooting for the hit vampire TV show. But the two parted ways and Somerhalder went on to marry Reed.
But as others would like to believe, getting hooked up with somebody on the rebound doesn’t work too well – in the long run.
Many therefore expect Nina Dobrev’s re-appearance on “The Vampire Diaries” season 8 to rock the boat, so to speak, as there are rumors that this development could create an opportunity for Ian Somerhalder to rekindle his romance with his former lover and leave Nikki Reed by the wayside.
‘The Vampire Diaries” Nina Dobrev Coming Back?
Some die-hard fans of the series even believe that the 37-year-old actor still hasn’t gotten over his co-actor, and is just waiting for the right time to make his move.
And this opportunity might just come soon, as the show’s executive producer Julie Plec has more or less made an assurance that Dobrev is returning at some point for “The Vampire Diaries” season 8.
This was an agreement reportedly made between Julie and Dobrev when the actress quite the series at the end of season 6.
Ian Somerhalder & Nikki Read Divorce?
In the meantime, rumors that Sosmerhalder and Reed are headed for splitsville have also been fueled by rumors that the former has been postponing the couple’s plan to have a baby.
According to Movie News Guide, the actor had declared that he wanted to become a father soon after he and Reed settled down.
However, it has been a year since his marriage, but it seems that his plan to build a family has been put on hold.
“The Vampire” Diaries” season 8 might hold the key, as working on the show will give its actors an opportunity to come to terms with their true feelings and settle things once and for all.