The Internet nearly exploded in November when Us Weekly published an article titled “Ian Somerhalder and Nina Dobrev: Why We Love Each Other.” Fans of The Vampire Diaries had long suspected the co-stars were dating — and with good reason. They’ve been spotted kissing and traveled to Paris together over the summer. But in a recent interview in Nylon’s February issue, Nina responded to the rumors, and to that Us Weekly article in particular, insisting, “We haven’t told anyone anything.”
“I remember that interview,” continues Nina. “They asked us, ‘What do you love about your co-stars?’ And we said, like, 10 different things about every single person on the show. But they’ll choose what they want to write about. And it’s fine — people have that fascination. I can’t say I’m not interested in Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt and their family. But it’s something you fight really hard to persevere and keep private.”
The Nylon interview also included a quote about Nina from the Mr. Smolderhotter in question: “Nina works harder than anyone else on the show: Elena is in virtually every scene — and if Elena’s not, then Katherineis. But even when she’s exhausted, she brings a light to the people around her.”
Sounds pretty definitive to us.