But on April 6, 2015, Nina took to Instagram to announce her departure from the show. We made fun of ourselves and just had fun. Budding Romance, after being cast mates for more than a year, Ian and Nina began spending a little more one-on-one time together. Advertisement Couples who spend a lot of time together begin to look and dress alike. Discussing what its like to be an ex, Nina told. Nina explained that their decision to talk about their breakup was their attempt to move past the awkwardness and have fun. Ian even name-dropped her as the person he was most excited to see. Apparently, Single, a photo with Ex: According to US Weekly, Dobrev met dancer Derek Hough through his sister and her best friend Julianne Hough during 2013. He tweeted, Wow, intense episode @ninadobrev.