Mrs. Carter: You can go ahead and stop all of the Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed dating “rumors” now … it’s about as close to official as official can get.
While the “Vampire Diaries” star has been for the most part low-key in the press about the people he is in a relationship with, the fact that he was kissing the “Twilight” actress backstage at the Teen Choice Awards Sunday night should really be all of the proof that you need that these two are clearly together, and have no problem really showing it off. Given that they’ve already been spotted out and about, there has already been some evidence of that already.
For Ian, maybe all of this is evidence that he really is tired of hiding matters in his personal life, given that for the majority of the time that he was with Nina Dobrev, neither one of them would say anything about it officially to the press. Nina, meanwhile, has been denying all sorts of rumors about dating people now based on tabloid headlines.
The Teen Choice Awards have always been a nice little oasis for the “Vampire Diaries” cast and crew, at least in that it marks a nice little opportunity for them to get away from the Atlanta set and meet some fans and talk with the media. It’s sort of like Comic-Con in that regard, with the main difference being that they typically win a lot at this show. Like Demi Lovato and anything related to One Direction, this is one of those things that could be a perennial winner.
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