Actress and musician Nikki Reed demonstrated a new song on her Instagram page, and beau Ian Somerhalder followed suit.
A snippet of the track, entitled “Fly With You,” displays standard pop fare, though Somerhalder made quite an effort to exhibit his pride in Reed’s work. The Vampire Diaries actor took to Instagram and wrote:
Wow! I can’t wait for you guys to hear this song in its entirety! I love how diverse you are as a human being and and artist… @iamnikkireed you have truly created something beautiful, original and unabashedly provocative. I love this song, and I love the message behind everything you do (a percentage of the song goes to help #SavetheWildlifeWaystation which is an animal sanctuary she has worked with for years) so let’s all come together to on NOVEMBER 20th a get this tune. I’ve listened to it 50 times this week after it was mastered and it’s so tight, it’s sexy and fun. Mixing genres in music is so special and @iamnikkireed you’ve done it. I really think you’ll dig this track everyone and it’s got a really great charitable component-these animals are amazing. Wow. Thank you for being a bad-ass woman as an artist and activist Nikki… Love, Ian.
Twilight franchise actress Reed unironically began dating The Vampire Diaries star Somerhalder back in July. Aside from a mutually deep understanding of vampiric acting technique, Reed and Somerhalder have run in the same circles. Somerhalder dated Reed’s Twilight costar Ashley Greene in 2009, and Reed is close friends with Somerhalder’s The Vampire Diaries costar and ex Nina Dobrev. Both Dobrev and Reed dated Dancing With the Stars’ Derek Hough, who was Reed’s first fling after divorcing American Idol alum Paul McDonald, after two years of marriage.
Nicole Houston “Nikki” Reed, 26, began her career co-writing and starring in Catherine Hardwicke’s 2003 drama Thirteen. The script was written in six days, and was a semi-autobiographical take on Reed’s life. Though critically acclaimed, the film courted a bit of controversy due to its portrayal of drug and alcohol abuse, underage sexual behavior and self-harm.
Ian Joseph Somerhalder, 35, got his start in modelling at the age of ten, and went into acting at 17. Aside from his role as Damon Salvatore on The Vampire Diaries, he is best known for playing Boone Carlyle on ABC’s cult hit Lost.