They actually could be just close friends, especially considering that Nina's BFF is his sister, Julianne Hough.But, we want to know what you think..these two dating or just friends? It’s official: Nina Dobrev and Derek Hough are now dating.
Instead, fans stuck to their hope that the real-life counterpart of fan favorite couple Elena and Damon would get back together.
And alas, their hopes were dashed when Nina started dating Derek Hough, brother of Nina’s best friend Julianne Hough and best known for his work on .
You deserve this.” In a subsequent photograph, where Derek is with sister Julianne Hough, 25, Nina writes, “I wish I wasnt filming so I could have been there to celebrate w/u guys!
” In another photograph, she writes “@derekhough Those of us touched by your light got to watch you brighten up the rest of the world. ” According to Hollywood Life, Derek noticed her outpouring of love and support and tweeted back, “Your the best babe.” Derek Hough has apppeared on Dancing with the Stars as a professional dancer since September 2007, first competing in season five.
The couple originally separated at the beginning of 2013, although they never gave any official reasons and claimed that they remained ‘amicable’.
Since that’s what most celebrities say in the wake of splits, not many people took it seriously.
One minute, they were happily in ‘love’ and posing for the cameras, and the next minute, they were done.
Who knows how this has affected Nina’s friendship with Julianne, but sources claim that the cause of Nina’s breakup with Derek was because she was still in a friends with benefits relationship with Ian. Online is reporting that Nina and Ian are getting ‘‘ once more, more than 10 months after they officially announced their first split.
This isn’t a surprise – most celebrity couples, especially ones that have dated for years, often tend to get back together after breaking up temporarily.