Nina Dobrev Is Totally Over Ian Somerhalder (No, We Swear)

Ian Somerhalder, Nina DobrevPoor Nina Dobrev. She's young, gorgeous, successful, and got to see that smokin' hunk of burnin' love, Ian Somerhalder, naked. But no one cares. No one cares, my friends. She's just pitied. Pitied because she lost that smokin' hunk of burnin' -- what was I saying? Well, anyway, Nina is single now. (Sob.) But, no, seriously, people!!! This isn't 1912. Nina is a modern woman, she can be single if she wants. And apparently that is definitely what she wants. The Vampire Diaries star says: "I don't need no stinkin' man." Haha. No, she told US Weekly:

I've been a relationship girl and I've been in long-term relationships my whole life until this point, so I think I'm looking forward to spending some time with myself and finding myself again.

And, no, that is not code for: "I'm still so broken up about Ian that I can even THINK of knocking boots with someone new." Okay, maybe it is.


I mean, what is the girl going to say? "I just broke up with Ian but I can't WAIT to get back into a relationship again because I SUCK at being single, have no friends, and need a man in my life because I feel worthless"?

Of course she is not going to say that!! Because it's not true!! (Cue up: "Since You Been Gone" by Kelly Clarkson.)

Nina goes on:

I'm just discovering different sides of me and growing and then I'll figure out what I like in a man when I see it. It's all about finding out what meshes and what doesn't, and what you like and what you don't. Life is about experiences, so I guess I'm just figuring that out.

Which is definitely NOT another way of saying, "I'm crushed about the breakup with that sickeningly hot stud Ian and am just waiting until he comes to his senses and realizes what he lost, and comes crawling back on hands and knees, begging and pleading."

She's totally not thinking that, you guys!!! Cut her some slack!! I still can't get over how they broke up right after they rushed their sick cat to the vet in the middle of the night. Who does that???

Anyway, it's clear from what Nina is saying that she's feeling strong, confident, and ready to discover who she is as a person. And she's totally not blubbering in her pillow every night. Sheesh, you cynical people.

Do you think Nina is over Ian?


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