"For the last few years we thought addressing any baseless rumors with silence was the best way.Besides, who wants to respond to made up stories about 'friends backstabbing friends,' 'cheating exes,' or 'cast members exiting shows' on low-brow websites like hollywoodlife that are just perpetuating trends that preceded us. I now see that silence was taken as an opportunity to fill in the blanks with even more falsities, and juicer stories, and we, yes, WE, believe we have a moral responsibility to young girls to end that narrative," Reed added.But in Hollywood, all of the dating rules are different.
In the words of Gretchen Weiners, "Ex-boyfriends are just like, off limits to friends" — and that's usually true, in the real world. It just feels really right."Reed and Somerhalder first sparked romance rumors when they were spotted getting their PDA on in July at an L. In August, they proved they were getting serious by adopting a horse named Eagle. "Nikki and I are starting a production company and we're going to be able to tell even more stories that we really want to tell, everything from documentaries to TV shows to movies..kinds of stuff," Somerhalder told E! "Having the success of a television show like  really allows you to be able..I get to start spreading my creative wings as well.""It's going to be awesome," the hunky star added of their joint project. Since hooking up, the lovebirds have adopted several animals together. Reed announced the adoption on Instagram, writing, "Went to the animal shelter today to give some love to the babies living in cages and don't have homes and ended up adopting the little girl! "They also recently started their own production company together."I've said this before, that we didn't break up because anything bad happened or because there wasn't love or friendship," she explained. We were friends long before we dated and we still are now." Indeed, the two do appear to be the most friendliest exes ."I love him and the friendship is still strong and I think he's great and I care about him. Ian, 36, and Nikki, 26, tied the knot in Santa Monica, Calif. The two confirmed their engagement in February after less than a year of dating."When I heard about the wedding, I thought it was beautiful," the 26-year-old actress said, exhibiting no hard feelings."They look happy and I am happy and so I don't see why there should be a problem with that." VIDEO: 7 of Hollywood's Friendliest Divorces She also insisted that she's still good friends with Ian after their May 2013 split.Reed filed for divorce in May after two years of marriage to singer-songwriter Paul Mc Donald, citing irreconcilable differences as the reason for the split.Just two months earlier, the former couple announced that they had separated and had been living apart for six months, though they continued to work on an album together, which they recently released.actress became the subject of tabloid speculation over the weekend after the pair was photographed at an L. Farmers' Market on Sunday, where they were spotted looking cozy.Somerhalder and Reed grabbed coffee together and couldn't contain their smiles, appearing relaxed and comfortable in each other's company as they shopped in Sherman Oaks.