‘The Vampire Diaries’ Season 8 Air Date, Spoilers, News & Update: Nina Dobrev Refuses To Return, Julie Plec Desperate To Save Spinoff?

Oct 19, 2016 12:32 PM EDT | By Bernie Y.

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"The Vampire Diaries" season 8 hasn't confirmed the return of Nina Dobrev for its season finale. While there are many speculations regarding her return, recent speculations suggest that Dobrev may not return after all.

Nina Dobrev recently left a cryptic message on her social media account, prompting fans to believe that she won't be returning for the series finale despite Julie Plec's encouragement. More so, some fans believe letting Dobrev crossover to "The Originals" as Katherine Pierce is a desperate attempt of Julie Plec to save the spinoff series.

Nina Dobrev Won't Return To 'The Vampire Diaries' Season 8

"The Vampire Diaries" season 8 spoilers from Celeb Dirty Laundry suggest that Nina Dobrev may not return despite urging from the series creator Julie Plec. Dobrev took to her social media account to let everyone know how she feels about the speculations.

"And she gave no f***s. Not even one," Dobrev's post reads. "And she lives happily ever after. The End."

The cryptic message is believed to be a directed towards the numerous speculations regarding her return to "The Vampire Diaries" season 8. This could only mean that Dobrev is fed up with all the gossip and criticism thrown at her. She is reportedly doing what is best for her career regardless the opinions of others.

Julie Plec Urges The Return & Crossover Of Katherine Pierce

In a separate report from Celeb Dirty Laundry, series creator Julie Plec is reportedly desperate to save the spinoff series of "The Vampire Diaries" season 8. As a means of trying to save "The Originals," the creator will be asking Dobrev to crossover to "The Originals" after her last appearance for "The Vampire Diaries" season 8. With the cryptic message of the actress recently, it appears that it would be impossible for her return to the original series, much more to its spinoff.

Do you think Nina Dobrev will return to "The Vampire Diaries" season 8? Will she return as Katherine and crossover to "The Origtinals" right after? Let us know what you think by leaving your comments below. "The Vampire Dairies" will return air time on The CW on October 21, 2016.

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