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Will 'The Vampire Diaries' Introduce A Steroline Baby? Candice Accola Says...

The expecting "TVD" star says she's "along for the ride."

When Candice Accola announced her pregnancy earlier this week, two immediate thoughts popped into our brains: one, that is seriously the cutest pregnancy announcement ever, and two, how will this affect Caroline's role in the upcoming season of "The Vampire Diaries?"

With Elena in a deep slumber for the next 60 or more years, Caroline (Accola) and Bonnie (Kat Graham) will now split the role of female lead on the vampire series. But does Accola's pregnancy mean less Caroline come fall?

"Caroline's not always in every episode anyway, so that helps a little bit, but Caroline has, so far, been a really big part of the season," Accola told TVLine.

While we're a little bummed to hear Caroline might not be in every episode this season, her "really big part" this season kinda makes up for it. Not only will Caroline -- and her romance with Stefan -- be a huge part of season 7, but she'll also be the badass Blondie we know and love, especially when it comes to dealing with the Heretics.

Last season was a tough one for Caroline. After her mother died, she flipped her humanity switch and went off the rails, leading some diehard "TVD" fans to write her off. This season, however, Caroline is back with a vengeance.

"We’re going to see Caroline get her bite back," Accola said. "We’ll see her coming in as a badass, and sometimes she might act without thinking things totally through." Now, that sounds like our Care Bear.

As for how Accola's pregnancy will be addressed on the show, the actress says there are no plans for a Stefan-Caroline vampire baby... yet. That being said, she's up for whatever the writers want to do.

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"They already knew where this season was going, and it’s kind of the same as every other year: we start the beginning of the season asking the writers a lot of questions about what’s going to happen," Accola said. "Then, halfway through the season, it's completely different."