'Vampire Diaries' stars charged and fined for allegedly flashing motorists in Georgia
Four actresses from The CW’s The Vampire Diaries were charged with disorderly conduct for hanging off a bridge and allegedly flashing motorists during an Aug. 22 promotional photo shoot in Forsyth, Ga., a Monroe County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman confirmed to EW.
According to police documents, two deputies arrived at the Rumble Road Bridge in Forsyth after receiving numerous calls about “females hanging from the bridge.” The officers encountered the four Vampire Diaries actresses — Candice Accola, Sara Canning, Nina Dobrev, and Kayla Ewell — as well as photographer Tyler Shields and actress Krystal Vayda (who doesn’t appear in Vampire Diaries). One of the officers checked Shields’ camera and found “numerous photographs of the females hanging, sitting, and straddling the bridge,” according to the report. One photo even displayed a “female being held by her legs by the other females, as if they were trying to throw her over.”
The six individuals were taken into custody, paid a fine to a bonding company, and were released the same day, according to a Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman. A network rep for The Vampire Diaries had no comment.
The show, which shoots in Georgia, premiered last night to strong ratings.