The Vampire Diaries' smoldering stars, Ian Somerhalder and Nina Dobrev, broke up months ago, just like their characters on the long-running CW drama.
The two, who dated for several years, have slowly drifted apart, and sources say it's no shock that their lives are mirrored in the supernatural drama this year.
Allegedly, it was by Nina’s request that "Delena" (for Damon and Elena) was no longer the focal point of the series, and not just because she hates bad TV.
Dobrev reportedly hates that Nikki Reed is dating with and loving Ian Somerhalder and she can’t stand to even be near him, even when he's playing Damon.
It's easy to dismiss these reports as mere celebrity gossip fodder, but lest we forget, Ian and Nina met and fell in love while playing out the fictional romance.
Elena and Damon became fan favorites, and fans went gaga when the on-screen couple fell into an off-screen relationship. It was all too good to be true.
Things ended this year, with fans trashing Reed and Somerhalder defending his magical, beautiful girlfriend online in ways he never publicly spoke of Nina.