By Samantha Highfill
Updated April 14, 2016 at 03:26 PM EDT
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Over the weekend, Vampire Diaries star Ian Somerhalder found himself in the middle of a news frenzy at Nashville’s Walker Stalker Con. When talking about season 8 of Vampire Diaries, Somerhalder said, “We have decided to do one last season to really do the story justice,” which made everyone believe that season 8 would be the show’s final season.

But with the CW saying that no decision has been made about the fate of the show, Somerhalder took to Twitter to correct himself Thursday. He wrote:

It still might be a little difficult to decipher exactly what he’s saying, but it seems that Somerhalder believes season 8 will be his last on the show. But could the show go on without him? It’s hard to imagine, but then again, fans never imagined The Vampire Diaries without Nina Dobrev either.

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