Fans around the world are broken-hearted after 'The Vampire Diaries' star Nina Dobrev announced that she would not be returning for Season 7.
The 26-year-old makes her final appearance as Elena Gilbert this week, after six years on the show.
According to WhoSay, here's what lies ahead for the beautiful actress.
“I’ve loved working on this show. It’s been such a crazy, awesome adventure, and I’ve been surrounded by so many people who I consider family. I know this is a new exciting step in the right direction for me, but it’s going to be so strange not to be with them," Dobrev told Self magazine for their June cover story.
While saying goodbye to her star-making role has been difficult, Dobrev is excited for what lies ahead.
The actress, who got her start on Degrassi: The Next Generation, is first planning a cross-country road trip with six friends and is more than game to take on the new challenges that await her in her career.
"I’m ready to put up that fight again. I’m excited to put up that fight," she told Self.