Nina Dobrev almost broke the internet (at least, for Vampire Diaries fans) when she announced last week she was leaving the CW show for good. Now, she's giving us all a look into her tear-filled last days on set.
"Ok. Officially a mess. No hiding it anymore. Today has been a day filled with farewells," Nina captioned an Instagram shot Monday, which showed her cuddling up to costars Candice Accola and Kat Graham. "I still have 2 more days of shooting before I wrap TVD. But it's officially a wrap on Caroline&Elena&Bonnie. Finished filming with these two beautiful, funny, sweet, sassy, amazingly talented and lovely ladies.... @candiceaccola @katgrahampics . Love you with all my heart and soul forever and always... #TVDFamily."
And that was just the beginning. As if that photo wasn't enough to make us tear up, Nina posted more snaps, putting up another shot of the trio hugging on the set. "I feel like a blow fish, so puffy and bloated from crying all day. Tears of joy&sadness. Bittersweet. So many memories. What a fun ride... #TVDFamily. Beyond lucky and grateful to have had this experience and to have you in my life. Like CandyCola likes to say/her go to phrase... #Blessed."
Earlier this month, Nina headed to Instagram to reveal she was officially making her exit from Vampire Diaries, writing, "Dearest TVD Family, I've just spent the most beautiful weekend on Lake Lanier in Georgia with my own TVD Family, the cast and crew of The Vampire Diaries. I want to be the first to tell you that it wasn't just a holiday celebration, it was a goodbye party. I always knew I wanted Elena's story to be a six season adventure, and within those six years I got the journey of a lifetime."
As for why Nina decided to go, E! News reported that it "had been in the works for quite some time," adding that sources said she was "ready to get some rest, reclaim some of her freedom and move on to other opportunities."