Umm, this is NOT what we were expecting from TLC.
Check out the official statement (below)!
[Image via TLC.]
And just who is this gal?
Well, her name is Molly Swenson and the two were spotted at the Details Magazine party last Wednesday and that was just one of the many events the duo stopped by that night!
While the relationship is relatively on the new side, here are five things you didn't know about the Vampire Diaries star's lady friend!
1. She was a contestant on American Idol!
Molly was only in the top 50, but out of the hundreds of thousands of people who audition for the singing competition, you can bet your bottom dollar girlfriend can SING!
And according to her RYOT profile, she occasionally raps too!
2. She's the COO of RYOT!
This girl only uses her voice for good! When she isn't auditioning for AI, Molly is providing the world with breaking news that allows readers to take action in causes they believe in!
3. Molly used to intern in the White House!
The Seattle native worked in the Office of Presidential Personnel.
4. She graduated from Harvard University with honors in 2010!
What a smarty pants!
5. She's a west coast girl!
Born and raised in Seattle, WA, Molly has traveled the world since then moving away for college! She has lived in Cambridge, Buenos Aires, New York and Washington D.C., and is now a currently residing in El Lay!
[Image via Molly Swenson/Twitter.]