Sarah Terry
February 07, 2017 2:21 pm
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Lots of people assume that you can never be friends with your husband’s ex. But Nikki Reed and Nina Dobrev slam rumors that they were feuding with one epic photo. Nina met Ian Somerhalder while filming The Vampire Diaries, and the two dated from 2010 to 2013. After their breakup, Ian started dating Sleepy Hollow actress Nikki Reed in 2014, and the pair married in 2015. Rumors flew that Nina and Nikki were in a major feud over the man they had in common. With one fabulous photo, these awesome ladies proved that you can be friends with your husband’s ex and also, can we stop assuming that all women hate the other women their partner dated?

Nikki Reed, Nina Dobrev, and Ian Somerhalder posed in this adorable photo to show they’re all friends.

And Nikki had the most perfect caption to silence any doubters.

Nikki makes a great point about the way these narratives create greater ills. And we really appreciate these ladies setting the record straight.

Nina followed it up with her own adorable pic.

Clearly, any rumors were pretty unfounded, because these three look like they really enjoy each other’s company. And we love that. They show that you can still be friends with your ex and your ex’s wife, and it’s totally normal. That’s exactly the message we want — that women are friendly and happy for one another. Because that feels much more positive and much closer to real life.

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