series finale is already over a year away, but it sounds like the fond farewell from Ian Somerhalder & Nina Dobrev is already plagued with drama.According to a new report by Hollywood Life, Nina and Ian are putting their ill feelings aside as they reunite to say farewell to the drama and are ready “to suck it up” and spend time together for the sake of the show.“I love him and the friendship is still strong and I think he’s great and I care about him. Nina and Nikki were actually friends before Nikki started dating Ian last July, even starring together in a PSA for health insurance last March.However, Nina denied reports of bad blood following Nikki and Ian’s wedding last year.“I’ve said this before, that we didn’t break up because anything bad happened or because there wasn’t love or friendship,” Dobrev told Entertainment Tonight in 2015. We were friends long before we dated and we still are now,” she added."When I heard about the wedding, I thought it was beautiful," the 26-year-old actress said, exhibiting no hard feelings.“Nikki and Ian are celebrating their one year anniversary on April 26, and that’s what she’s most looking forward to for the time being,” the source added.
“The show did so much for their careers and put them on the map.
For [showrunner] Julie Plec and the other writers and creators, they feel like they owe it to them to suck it up and send the show off any way they want to send it off,” Hollywood Life’s insider is claiming.
“They are professional, and that would win out over any other drama,” the source added of Nina and Ian’s upcoming reunion But how does Ian Somerhalder’s wife Nikki Reed feel about Ian teaming-up with his former girlfriend?
It turns out that Nikki isn’t too worried about her husband getting back together with his ex for the sake of the series, and it “so in love” with Ian that him spending time with Nina doesn’t bother her.
“The idea of Ian and Nina reuniting on screen for doesn’t bother her one bit.
She has no issues with this whatsoever,” an insider close to the couple told the site earlier this week.