Although there are no details about her role as yet, she will appear in episode seven.
An excited Nina Dobrev tweeted: “First thought at 530am when I woke up this morning: ‘What to wear when meeting an Olympian Gold Medallist?’”
There’s a bit of a mutual fan club thing going on. According to TVLine : “After cheering on Douglas during the Olympic games, several actors from the show made a video congratulating her and the U.S. team on cinching a gold medal (above).
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