Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder surprised everyone by getting back together after almost a year of staying apart. There still doesn’t seem to be a consensus on the reason for their initial split, but it looks like Ian’s hinting at the difficulties of their relationship in a new interview.
In an interview with Entertainmentwise, Ian spoke about his character’s relationship with Nina’s character on the Vampire Diaries, and while doing so, hinted at some of the rumored trouble in their real-life relationship as well. Ian explains, “In Mystic Falls he did get her and he’s lucky to have that experience… [but] relationships are hard in life.”
However, he soon got back on track, and shied away from discussing his off-screen relationship with Nina any further. He did discuss the future of their on-screen relationship, explaining, “Relationships are really had in Mystic Falls because if you don’t have conflict, you have no drama. If you have no drama, you have no TV show, so relationships don’t last that long in Mystic Falls.”
It’s been a whirlwind for Vampire Diaries fans, both in keeping track of their favorite couple’s on-screen relationship as well as their off-screen relationship. I think we’re safe in saying that all seems well in Nina and Ian land, at least for now. A year down the line, who knows? Nina’s still very young, and if Ian’s already discussing trouble again, it might not be the best sign for their long-term potential together.
What do you guys think? Do you think Ian was referring to his relationship with Nina when he discussed relationships being hard in real life? And do you think they will ever become ‘official’ again? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.