We all know that the viewers who were rooting for the character of Stefan Salvatore from the very beginning were left heartbroken after his death. In fact, the actor’s Paul Wesley and Ian Somerhalder even had to go the extra mile in order to console a fan.
‘Vampire Diaries’ is actually based on a popular book series of the same name. The series was featured on the CW streaming service in September 2009. The main focus of the show, in the beginning, was around the life of Elena Gilbert played by Nina Dobrey. In addition to that, it also showcased the rivalry between the brothers Stefan Salvatore played by Paul Wesley and Damon Salvatore played by Ian Somerhalder.
The show became viral simultaneously when the movie Twilight was also gaining a lot of attention. Both of them revolve around a somewhat similar plot structure while introducing super fictional characters like Vampires. It was also praised for its style of writing.
No sooner did the show release than it immediately grappled the attention of the audience. The overall huge audience of this series were mainly teenagers. In fact, the pilot of ‘The Vampire Diaries’ had the highest viewership on The CW ever since the streaming service was launched in the year 2006.
After running successfully for eight seasons, The Vampire Diaries may be renewed for another season. The series with 171 episodes, created a huge impact on the watchers. The finale displays how Stefan surrenders himself in order to protect his town of Mystic Falls for the final time. As per Julie Plec, who is actually the co-creator reveals to us with a heavy heart that exiting the character of Stefan had never been her first solution. However, it was necessary in order to move further while writing the show. Nothing affirmed so far, it will feature new cast members.
Although it was appreciated for putting up with its long-standing impression, not all audiences were happy with the way it ended. As per the various videos going viral on the internet, it is evident that many fans still support Stefan’s brave decision.
One such video was released by Jessica De Pierri was able to capture the views of 700 thousand views. This video mainly captured her daughter’s break down after the passing of the character of Stefan. The mother makes her best attempts in order to calm her daughter down.
However, when Paul Wesley replied to the tweet as “Hahaha this is too good!! Give her a hug from me and make sure she knows I am alive and well” which was a comforting statement in itself, the teenager went all gaga over it. What were your reactions like over the death of Stefan Salvatore? Let us know in the comment section below.