Inside, The Vampire Diaries star dished to the publication about the challenges of playing not one but two roles on a show.
“When I signed on to the show, I didn’t know whether I’d be playing both girls,” she admitted. “And while it’s been cool, it’s also exhausting because it’s double the work. You invest so much of your heart and soul and energy into making even one character. It’s like doing two movies at once.”
Due to the intense workload, Dobrev has very little time off the set.
“By the time I get home, memorize the next day’s work, brush my teeth, remove all the makeup and shower to get the blood off…And then I have to be back at work in seven hours. I can only do so much.”