A source told the magazine that the pair are “consummate professionals” and “will continue to work together and remain best friends, which is where the relationship started”.
Dobrev spoke about her relationship with Somerhalder last September, saying: “I didn’t want to be dating one of my co-stars – my goal on the show was to be professional.
“But sometimes you can’t help who you have a connection with, and you can only fight it for so long, which I did for a really, really long time.”
Reps for the actors declined to comment on the split.
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