If you were hoping the budding romance between Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed was just a passing fling, we’ve got some bad news. According to People, the Vampire Diaries star and his lady aren’t slowing down anytime soon. In fact, a source tells the outlet that Ian is “very serious” about this relationship.


Ian and Nikki first raised eyebrows when they were spotted at a farmers market in July and we quickly learned that the duo was officially dating. Ever since we’ve continued to see the two going to farmers markets together and even gotten some real aww moments from them. Ian has said that he’s “profoundly moved” by Nikki and they even adopted a horse named Eagle.

This relationship has been dubbed this summer’s hottest celebrity couple and were spotted canoodling at the 2014 Teen Choice Awards. And just to bring their adorable factor to a whole other level, Ian and Nikki celebrated at the 2014 Creative Arts Emmys when Showtime’s Years of Living Dangerously snagged a win.

Now that the pair is reportedly living together in Atlanta while Ian films Season 6 of The Vampire Diaries, we’re keeping our eyes peeled for any new milestones this sizzling couple takes part in.

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