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Ian Somerhalder & Nina Dobrev Split

Ian Somerhalder & Nina Dobrev Split

Ian Somerhalder and Nina Dobrev have gone their separate ways in their relationship, sources confirm to

The 24-year-old actress and 34-year-old actor currently co-star on the hit CW series The Vampire Diaries as Elena Gilbert and Damon Salvatore, respectively.

Ian and Nina are “consummate professionals,” and “will continue to work together and remain best friends, which is where the relationship started,” a source told Us Weekly about the break-up.

The Vampire Diaries season finale airs on May 16.

ARE YOU SAD that Ian Somerhalder and Nina Dobrev have split up???

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  • http://justjared amna

    Ian dated sooo many girls,but i think he will never find his love….though i adore nian,they were cute togather….

  • Vintage

    10 years gap means nothing. My husband and I have a 12 year gap and its better than most relationships I’ve seen. I think you pointing that out was really unnecessary, it really isn’t that huge. Especially considering women mature way faster than men.

    Personally, I’m not sad they’ve split…it happens…

  • http://justjared amna

    i dont understand,what wsa the reason,they broke up,i were cute toghter,zanessa,robsten,jelena and now nian….:( now im hating hoolywood relationships.

  • Rachel

    I don’t see why people are making a big deal about a 10 year age gap… That is completely normal nowadays… It’s not like she’s only 15 and he’s 10 years older!! Anyway… I’m quite sad to see them split although only because I imagine their relationship to be like what it is on TVD!

  • http://justjared amna

    I dont understand,what is the reason they broke up….i m sooo sad:(,i cant see ian with another girl,he was perfect with nina

  • Maria

    If this is true we should show some respect to both of them. No need calling names either of them or say anything else for that matter. We can’t really know what happened so lets just leave it there. Wish them both well, hope they will stay friends and good colleagues.

  • lin

    Thank God I’m not the only one who sees that Ian and Sophia are made for each other! :P

  • alexandrina

    the showmance is over?? or need more rating for TVD?

  • Ali


  • cmac

    I can’t believe that whether these two should stay together is being based, by some fans, on how they look together.

  • sammy

    @cmac – this ^

  • sammy

    @cmac: lol … very true :)

  • @JJ The Expat: I highly doubt he proposed to her, especially a few years back considering they’ve only been dating for two years……

    Anyway, I don’t like Nina at all. She seems kind of rude and pretentious. She’s not a good actor. I don’t really care for Ian much either, but he’s an amazing actor.

  • Missy

    Nina’s probably doing her publicist and Ian’s probably doing his ISF Exec Director. Nothing new and different in Hollywood to see here.

  • http://jared godlike

    He gay and her a lesbian. …showmance over

  • Isabella

    Nina changed so much over the Years, from the cute little girl to a very arrogant and selfish person! She doesn’t care about her fans, all she wants is attention on the red carpet! Fame has gotten to her head! I can totally understand why Ian split with her.

    After those news were out, Ian tweeted this: A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
    People change and forget to tell each other. -Lillian Hellman ( says a lot, don’t you think?)

  • sedi

    Ian’s tweet right before the stories come out was suspicious like she’s telling someone they have change. I hope she’s not referring to Nina and if he is I bet Julianne have a lot of influence on Nina good or bad.

  • Seriously?

    and before you spread your hate you should learn correct english. something called a verb for example.

  • jasmine

    @Snldiva: Question, if their are more delenas as you have said then why has the ratings the viewers gone down? I mean you delenas got what you wanted. This season has been about delena. Yet people have stopped watching. Why is that? Could it be the delenas are not as many as you think? I think so. Bottom line is you are not the majority of the fanbase. The majority was fans of all the characters and the show as a whole. You guys are always whining. You whined when they weren’t together, you whined when they got together, you whined when they do anything so delenas are still watching. Newsflash you are not the majority. Unless you literally knock on every door and ask each and every person in that house why or who they love on the show. You cannot say you’re the majority.

  • http://4CRIMSON_CLOVER May

    @Emma: from my view point, Emma, YOU’RE the bully! geez, girl! what does this have to do with TVD? this is their personal relationship. THEY haven’t even confirmed if these RUMORS are true. so just chill out!

    and the show isn’t suffering because of their relationship, it’s because of these ridiculous shipping wars… DELENA, STELENA… wtf! just grow up!

    It’s a SHOW.
    if you have a problem with how things in the show played out, BLAME THE WRITERS, BLAME THE PRODUCERS, NOT THE FANS!

    FANS don’t write the show, they watch it -_-

  • eva

    Nina is ugly .And Ian deserves someone better than Nina!!!!!!!

  • rimuyt

    @eva: and you’re ridiculous!

  • hatie123

    I will believe it when I truly see it. I don’t know how many times they have broken up only to find out they never did. Who cares about the age gap. My parents are 14yrs apart & have been happily married for 37 years.
    If they really broke up then I am sad. Nina & Ian make a cute couple.

  • Isabella

    Ian can do much better! Seriously

  • whatever

    I don’t think anyone really cares aside from the people who actually watch their show. That said, she is really beautiful and he is kind of weird looking.

  • talia

    why are people bringing up the age gap, look at catherine zeta jones and michael douglas(25 years age gap), harrison ford and calista flockhart( 22 years age gap) who have been together for years now.

    i though they were a lovely couple

  • Vervain

    The funny thing is, once again, it is only a rumor until you hear it from one of them. Slow down the assumptions. Ian is off running from place to place for pre-existing obligations I remember him talking about a few months back. So, since Nina is doing her own thing, of course that means it is over..right? Seriously, this is Hollywood.. each of these guys have obligations they need to fulfill in hopes of furthering their careers..they can’t be with each other 100% of the time.

  • Rupert Sanders

    Nina should be Tom Cruise’s girlfriend

  • @Rupert Sanders

    @Rupert Sanders: LOL!!!!!!!!

  • Kerry

    @JJ The Expat:
    Actually, if you know the story line, it is a love triangle. She has her connections with Stefan and Damon. In the books, Damon and Elena actually spend more quality time together than her and Stefan. So, I wouldn’t say that the Delana stuff is forced because they were dating in real life. However, it DID make for an awesome love scene in episode 7 :)

  • Kerry

    @JJ The Expat:
    If you have watched all episodes, you will see that Elena was in love with Damon waaay before the whole “sire bond” thing. She just didn’t act on it – oh except for the time at the motel when she attacked him and she only stopped because Jeremy interrupted.

  • Greg

    This is where I come in. Nina and I are the same age, we’re both from Toronto, and it’s a great opportunity for her to date someone who’s not in the business, which tends to work better I think. Plus, if Ian isn’t what she’s looking for, then I like my chances, because I look the complete opposite. I do have a college diploma and a university degree though. Does that count for something?

  • grace

    no sad cause ian can get new girlfirend :D :P

  • MiaMia

    Good! She is now free to pursue Alexander Skarsgard.

  • Isa

    If Ian needs a new girlfriend, I’m available! ;)

  • http://_salvatorebitch Lucy

    Really sad that Ian and Nina have gone their seperate ways. But not everything in the press is 100% true. Hope both of them will find someone perfect for themself if this turns out to be true.

    I hope there will still be a series five of The Vampire Diaries and that the sexual tension will not take over.

    Really hope these rumors are false because they were a really good couple.


  • mbl

    If its true, Im sorry for them. When a love relationship fails, it is always hard and sad.

  • lucy

    i really like them together and i thought that they would go a long way but i can’t do anything about and nor can you guys. i just hope that the tv show doesn’t get affected because iam a huge delena fan. but frankly speaking, ian deserves someone much more better than nina. don’t get me wrong she is kind of cute and such but ian deserves someone much more mature and of his caliber.

  • lexie

    i really dont care… i never really liked them together…just my opinion… that doesnt mean i would want paul to replace ian.. no because i love torrey and paul together… i just dont care..

  • busted-oops

    shouldn’t of been fooling around with her bestie.. Oops.

  • Pauline

    @Claire: oh , I agree with the shallow part – but sophia bush ? Why her ? :)

  • Jane

    The truth is Nina is addicted to the limelight. I’m not judging her for that, she’s young. She wants fame, she wants to be an A list celebrity, she doesn’t want to continue being known as a girl who works on the CW (similar to Blake Lively). She wants to climb the social latter. Hence, Nina attending every red carpet event possible. She loves the paparazzi, attention that comes with it. Ian, on the other hand, is way more reserved. I knew they just weren’t going to last.

  • Ians PA Girl

    @Claire: I so agree agree with the Sophia Bush comment. They had so much MORE in common with their causes. He should be with a woman – not a girl. And one with substance.

  • Faye

    My faith about EPIC LOVE just died. And so did I.

  • Brad

    Why am I smiling at this bad news?

  • rimuyt

    because you’re not well

  • susan

    Why do these nobodys put out PR statements about splitting when no no cares. They are both z class actors

  • Keri

    They were such a beautiful couple and had so much chemistry.

  • susan

    Ian is not my ideal man too low in stature (5’7) is mediocre as an actor always has the same expression on her face. Ian is too old to Nina. Ian born 1978., Nina born 1989.

  • Lauren

    That’s going to suck for them. No pun intended. They still have to work together. I don’t know about you, but I don’t want to make out with my ex. No thanks.