Fans were shocked earlier this month when The Originals star Claire Holt suddenly exited the show before the end of Season 1. Though some speculated that Rebekah Mikaelson's story line had run dry, Holt set the record straight at Saturday's PaleyFest event.
The Originals shocker: Which series regular has left the show?
"I wasn't pushed out," she said. "I didn't quit midseason. This was something we discussed form the start. I made a life choice, not a career choice. I made a choice to come home for a while. I realized I hadn't seen people that I loved and cared about for a while. It was so tough for me."
Ian Somerhalder, Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley
Those who attended Saturday's Vampire Diaries panel at PaleyFest may now be deaf — fans of Ian Somerhalder, Paul Wesley and Nina Dobrev definitely made themselves heard. Unfortunately, that also meant that the cast and executive producers Julie Plec and Caroline Dries could hardly get a word in edgewise. Here are the five mini teases they were able to share in between screams:
In a surprising move, series regular Claire Holt has exited The Originals before the end of the first season, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
Tuesday's episode concluded with Klaus (Joseph Morgan) finally setting Rebekah (Holt) free from her familial obligations, so she left New Orleans. However...
Darren Criss, Sandra Oh, Hugh Dancy
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Now that Blaine is moving to New York, will Glee fans hear wedding bells for Klaine? — Michelle
Not so fast, says Darren Criss, who is hoping that the beloved couple enjoy a long (but happy!) engagement. "I think that we don't want to jump right into it," he says. "New York is going to be a big-enough adjustment. I hope they play it out for a while."
Grey's Anatomy scoop! — Heather
Meredith and Cristina's friendship is back on track! "They're in a really nice holding place and getting back to the love, humor, comfort and friendship," Sandra Oh tells me. The twisted sisters will celebrate their renewed lovefest with a night of drinking — but...
The Originals' Rebekah and Klaus are about to go through living Hell.
At the end of the last episode, Klaus (Joseph Morgan) and Rebekah (Claire Holt) had been taken by the new band of witches, dead set on exacting their revenge. From the first minute of Tuesday's episode (8/7c, The CW), the two are in dire circumstances, separated, and being tortured. What unravels is not for the faint of heart.
Candice Accola and Paul Wesley
Are The Vampire Diaries Caroline and Tyler over for good? And is there even hope for a friendship?
Although Tyler (Michael Trevino) was the one to walk away from the relationship, Caroline (Candice Accola) committed the ultimate act of betrayal by sleeping with his mortal enemy, Klaus (Joseph Morgan). With the cat out of the bag, and Tyler sure that he wants nothing to do with her, Caroline walked into this episode's Bitter Ball and shredded remnants of both men.
Todd Stashwick, Leah Pipes, Joseph Morgan
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Another Originals character bites the dust.
After a season of defying many of New Orleans' power players, Sophie Deveraux (Daniella Pineda) succumbed to the forces of the show's newest antagonist, Sophie's own niece, Monique (Yasmin Al Bustami). And Sophie wasn't her only target. By the end of the hour, Monique and her new band of crazy witches took Klaus (Joseph Morgan) and Rebekah (Claire Holt) and left them trapped outside of the French Quarter.
The Vampire Diaries
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"Of course it worked, I'm Katherine Pierce."
In true Vampire Diaries fashion, the milestone 100th episode ended with a huge twist. Just moments away from death, Katherine (Nina Dobrev) decided to use the Travellers' spell on her doppelganger Elena allowing her to live another day.
Phoebe Tonkin and Claire Holt
Death and the maidens never looked so good! When sexy Vampire Diaries spinoff The Originals returns tonight, it takes a break from the macho machinations of bloodsucking brothers-in-arms Klaus (Joseph Morgan), Elijah (Daniel Gillies) and Marcel...
An annual festival is coming to The Originals and if they're anything like the celebrations on The Vampire Diaries then this one is sure to be deadly.
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