“The Vampire Diaries” fan-favorite actress Dobrev is currently taking her time in carefully choosing her next projects unlike her ex-boyfriend and Nikki Reed’s husband Ian Somerhalder, who’s been reported to be so alarmed to the possibility that TVD will be axed very soon!
According to Youth Health, Dobrev has been absent from TVD for a very long time now and it allegedly makes Somerhalder’s wife Reed, so happy. However, the actress’ departure made a lot of fans so frustrated and it reportedly affected the show’s views—in a very bad way.
The site reported that TVD was rescheduled as there are rumors that the show is receiving low viewers and if this continues, it won’t take long to the show to be axed like any other long-time running series.
Rumor has it that the popular supernatural drama TV series is seriously suffering from viewership since Dobrev’s exit and it made the management decide to transfer it to another time slot. The sudden change is totally unexpected since this never happened to the show before until Dobrev’s exit.
Reports say that the sudden change of time slot does not mean the show is soon to say goodbye to our screens and most especially has something to do with the 26-year-old actress’ departure—it may be a coincidence at all, however, there are fans who thinks the other way around.
Ever since Dobrev decided to leave behind Elena, fans started to complain that they no longer cared for the show, they don’t even want to know what will happen now that their favorite character was no longer part of it. This made other fans conclude that the actress’ exit left a big impact and causes the show to change the time slot in order to survive.
In TVD’s Season 7 episode 7, entitled “Mommie Dearest” was a clear proof that there’re fans who’s very upset with the show’s recent setup as it recorded the series’ lowest viewership (1.10 million).
Melty reported that one of the main characters is not in favor of the managements decision and its none other than Somerhalder—he’s reportedly unhappy with the recent changes of the show.
Zap2It cited rumors claim that sooner or later, the show will be cancelled and it is believed that it made Ian Somerhalder so alarmed. This also made Nikki Reed convinced the latter to pursue a movie career.