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Nikki Reed

Nikki Reed was born as Nicole Houston Reed on May 17, 1988 in Los Angeles. Her parents divorced when she was 2 years old, and Reed left her mother’s home to live on her own when she was 14. She was in and out of high school, before ultimately earning her diploma through home schooling.

Reed’s foray into showbiz began at 14 when she collaborated with writer-director Catherine Hardwicke, a longtime family friend, on the script for “Thirteen,” based on her own teen experiences. She went on to star in the critically-acclaimed 2003 movie opposite Evan Rachel Wood, who was playing a semi-autobiographic version of Reed. In 2006, Reed had a recurring role on “The O.C,” and the following year, she appeared in Hardwicke’s film “Lords of Dogtown.”

In 2008, Reed re-teamed with Hardwicke yet again for “Twilight,” in which she played the vampire Rosalie. The actress went on to appear in all five of the franchise’s films, and formed a close friendship with co-star Jackson Rathbone. In 2011, Reed began dating singer Paul McDonald, not long after their first meeting was captured by “American Idol” cameras while he was a contestant on the FOX music competition. They wed later that year, and jointly embarked on a music career.

Reed and McDonald confirmed their separation in early 2014, though their divorce wasn’t finalized for nearly another year. During that time, she began dating Ian Somerhalder, to whom she is now engaged. Like Somerhalder, Reed is an activist who fights for animal rights.

Nina Dobrev Did NOT Predict Nikki Reed And Ian Somerhalder Will Break Up Soon, Despite Claim

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Nina-Dobrev Nikki Reed Ian Sommerhalder

Nina Dobrev has not predicted that newly engaged Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed will break up soon, despite a totally made-up story from a highly unreliable blog. Gossip Cop has investigated, and Dobrev has not said anything like that.

Nikki Reed Hints At Marriage Plans: “I’m So Excited For The Future” (PHOTOS)

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Nikki Reed Engagement Interview


Nikki Reed has yet to explicitly talk about her engagement to Ian Somerhalder, but she did talk around it at the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday. See what the actress said here!

Nina Dobrev Did NOT “Diss” Nikki Reed With Teddy Bear and Cat Picture, Despite Insane HollywoodLife Story

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Nina Dobrev Nikki Reed

Nina Dobrev did not diss Nikki Reed, despite an insane HollywoodLife report claiming the “Vampire Diaries” star’s recent Instagram picture of a cat and a teddy bear is somehow “throwing major shade” at her ex-boyfriend Ian Somerhalder’s new fiancée. It’s almost too stupid for Gossip Cop to bust, but the story is actually spreading, because some very confused people and outlets seem to think HollywoodLife is a news site.

Nina Dobrev NOT “Devastated” Ian Somerhalder And Nikki Reed Are Engaged, Despite Made Up Claim

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Nina Dobrev Ian Somerhalder Engaged Nikki Reed


Nina Dobrev is not “devastated” that Nikki Reed and Ian Somerhalder are engaged, despite a completely manufactured report. Gossip Cop can exclusively debunk this story, which was published by the serial fabricators at HollywoodLife.

Nikki Reed and Ian Somerhalder ENGAGED!

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Nikki Reed Ian Somerhalder Engaged

Nikki Reed and Ian Somerhalder are engaged! The Twilight actress and the “Vampire Diaries” star are set to marry, about six months after they began to date.

John Stamos & Nikki Reed Shock Strangers With Christmas Generosity (VIDEO)

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John Stamos JCPenney


John Stamos and Nikki Reed are showing their generosity this holiday season. As part of the JCPenney #JustGotJingled campaign, which celebrates the act of giving, the two stars surprised strangers by buying things for them. Check out the videos here!

Nina Dobrev Did NOT Have Nikki Reed “Banned” From Vampire Diaries Set, Despite Report (EXCLUSIVE)

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Nina Dobrev Banned Nikki Reed From The Vampire Diaries?

Nina Dobrev did NOT have Nikki Reed “banned” from “The Vampire Diaries” set in Atlanta, despite a false report published on Thursday.

Gossip Cop can exclusively bust this made-up story.

Ian Somerhalder Tribute To “Beautiful” Nikki Reed: “You Amaze Me” (PHOTO)

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Nikki Reed Ian Somerhalder Tribute Instagram


Ian Somerhalder took to Instagram on Wednesday to celebrate his dog — and pay tribute to girlfriend Nikki Reed.

In the caption for a selfie Reed took of herself, Somerhalder, and two dogs, the actor wrote, “A day with 3 of the most beautiful ladies in the universe.”

See the full photo and message here!

Ian Somerhalder NOT Fighting With Nikki Reed Over Ex-Husband Paul McDonald

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Ian Somerhalder Nikki Reed Fight


Ian Somerhalder is NOT upset with girlfriend Nikki Reed over her relationship with ex-husband Paul McDonald, despite a new report.

Gossip Cop can exclusively debunk the story.

Ian Somerhalder “Irritated” With Nikki Reed “Flirting” With His Pals, Claims Magazine

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Nikki Reed Flirts With Ian Somerhalder's Friends


Ian Somerhalder is “irritated” with how Nikki Reed “flirts with his pals,” claims Star.

According to the tabloid, the couple’s “romance is less than two months old, but she’s already sinking her teeth into other men.”


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