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'The Vampire Diaries' Fans Are Sobbing In The Fetal Position After The Show Said #GoodbyeElena

Make it stop. It hurts.

We've known since early April that last night's (May 14) season finale of "The Vampire Diaries" would be Nina Dobrev's final appearance on the show.

But there's a difference between knowing a thing and living through it, as fans of Nina and her "Vampire Diaries" character Elena Gilbert discovered last night, through a waterfall of tears, under a pile of soggy Kleenex, inside a tornado of emotions.

What does an entire fandom processing the departure of a beloved character look like? We've rounded up the best reactions.