CANADIAN ACTRESS NINA DOBREV REVEALS SHE AND HER FORMER ‘THE VAMPIRE DIARIES’ COSTAR “DESPISED” EACH OTHER
Nina Dobrev and Paul Wesley are clearly really good at their jobs, considering what Nina just told us about their time on The Vampire Diaries. Although their characters were together on the show for three years, it was far from loving between the two off set. Nina Dobrev reveals she and Paul Wesley despised each other.
The Vampire Diaries ran for eight years from 2009-2017 and we’re happy to report that most of the cast still hang out. READ MORE
VAMPIRE DIARIES’ NINA DOBREV SAYS SHE AND PAUL WESLEY ‘DESPISED EACH OTHER’ AT FIRST
The two played love interests Elena Gilbert and Stefan Salvatore until, ultimately, Dobrev’s character chose Stefan’s brother Damon Salvatore (Ian Somerhalder). She left the series early in 2015, but their characters had a happy ending in the series finale in March 2017.
While their on-camera chemistry had many viewers convinced that there was real-life love blossoming behind the scenes, Dobrev, 30, set the record straight. READ MORE
‘VAMPIRE DIARIES’ STAR NINA DOBREV: I ‘DESPISED’ ONSCREEN LOVER PAUL WESLEY
Don’t let Nina Dobrev and Paul Wesley’s chemistry on “The Vampire Diaries” fool you. The duo, who played on-again, off-again lovers Elena Gilbert and Stefan Salvatore onscreen, actually “despised” each other in real life during the early days of filming the CW series.
“Paul and I didn’t get along at the beginning of the show. I respected Paul Wesley, I didn’t like Paul Wesley,” Dobrev, 30, said Monday on the “Directionally Challenged” podcast, hosted by her fellow “Vampire Diaries” co-stars Candice King and Kayla Ewell. READ MORE
NINA DOBREV REVEALS SHE AND PAUL WESLEY ‘DESPISED’ EACH OTHER WHILE FILMING ‘VAMPIRE DIARIES’
Nina Dobrev and Paul Wesley may have played a couple on season one of The Vampire Diaries — but they “despised” each other on set.
On Monday’s episode of Candice King and Kayla Ewell’s Directionally Challenged podcast, Dobrev reflected on joining the CW series 10 years ago, and revealed that her relationship with Wesley has come a long way since they first starred as Elena Gilbert and Stefan Salvatore.
“Paul and I didn’t get along at the beginning of the show. I respected Paul Wesley, I didn’t like Paul Wesley,” the actress dished, sharing that she was shocked by how their chemistry played off on screen. “I remember everyone would walk up to me after the show aired and they’d be like, ‘Are you and Paul dating in real life?'” READ MORE