Actress Nina Dobrev, known for her roles as Elena Gilbert and Katherine Pierce on the hit series The Vampire Diaries, left the show after its sixth season but returned for the final season. The show initially revolved around Elena Gilbert's story, so fans were taken aback when Dobrev announced her departure. As more people discover the show on streaming platforms, they are experiencing the shock of her exit for the first time. So, why did Dobrev leave The Vampire Diaries?
In an Instagram post during the show's sixth season, she explained that she had always envisioned Elena's story to be a six-season adventure.