This being said, several reports suggest that Somerhalder’s wife, Nikki Reed is not happy with the possible reunion of the former couple on the supernatural series.The news of Somerhalder and Reed falling apart was confirmed when revealed that she accompanied her husband for the shooting of Season 8.In case you missed it, Dobrev and Somerhalder were romantically involved for several years, and TVD fans obsessed over their real-life romance as much as - if not more than - their onscreen love affair.The relationship ended in ugly fashion, and Somerhalder got married to Nikki Reed (a former friend of Dobrev's) not long after he and Nina parted ways.Ian is now married to actress Nikki Reed, and the couple is expecting their first child together.In February, Ian shot down rumors that there was bad blood between his ex and his wife. Let's stop spreading hate everyone, there's already too much of that right now in our world. Only love here — always has been always will be,” he wrote on Instagram next to a photo of the trio grabbing dinner. She began her career at the age of 17, appearing in — though it sounds like she wouldn't return for a reboot.
In an interview with , she revealed, “A lot of what attracts me is a guy’s mind and humor and talent.
She was very clear about what she wanted the next step in her life to be, and she’s doing a great job of achieving that.
So I’m sticking with my side of the plan, which is to bring her back at the very end.” In other news, fans will be disappointed to know that the upcoming season will be Somerhalder’s last season in the show, as even he thinks that there is not much story to tell after this season.
Shortly after Somerhalder and Reed got engaged, Dobrev quit The Vampire Diaries, and, many believe, doomed the show to cancelation.
(In fairness, even diehard fans admit the show's quality has dropped off precipitously in recent years.) Dobrev has denied quitting the show as a result of her history with Somerhalder, but those in the know say she's just covering her tracks.