Nikki Reed and Ian Somerhalder have sparked rumors they are dating. The Twilight
beauty and The Vampire Diaries
actor first raised eyebrows this weekend when they were pictured going for a run together, and yesterday they were seen getting very close at a farmer's market in Los Angeles, with Ian holding a protective arm around Nikki and nuzzling her neck. The pair - who have been friends for a long time - used to go on double dates when they were with their previous partners, and Nikki is said to still be good friends with Ian's ex, Nina Dobrev. Nina has recently said she supports Ian in all that he does and they remain close.
She explained: ''I don't like any kind of
negativity. I try to be good to everyone, whether it's a love, a friend, an ex. I'll always try to treat people the way I want to be treated.'' Nikki, 26, was previously married to musician Paul McDonald, but they filed for divorce in May.