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Vampire Diaries star Phoebe Tonkin reveals how she bounced back after split with Paul Wesley

‘Everything has sort of fallen into place’: Vampire Diaries star Phoebe Tonkin reveals how she bounced back after split with Paul Wesley

She split with boyfriend Paul Wesley in 2017 after four years together. 

And now, Phoebe Tonkin has opened up about how she overcame the breakup with her Vampire Diaries co-star. 

Speaking to InStyle Australia magazine, the 30-year-old revealed that she decided to start working behind the camera and directed her first short film ‘Furlough.’ 

'Everything has sort of fallen into place': Phoebe Tonkin (pictured) has opened up about overcoming her split with Paul Wesley

‘Everything has sort of fallen into place’: Phoebe Tonkin (pictured) has opened up about overcoming her split with Paul Wesley

‘There’s a lot of change, but it’s good change,’ she told the publication. 

‘I’d gone through a breakup last year and I wanted to branch out and explore other things and [Furlough] felt like the perfect opportunity to do that,’ she added.    

Phoebe said director Mark Webber and his actor wife Teresa Palmer have inspired her to work.

Moving on: Phoebe revealed she decided to work behind the camera and directed her first short film 'Furlough' (pictured with Paul in 2016)

Moving on: Phoebe revealed she decided to work behind the camera and directed her first short film ‘Furlough’ (pictured with Paul in 2016)

She admitted that since turning 30 last month, she is now more determined to focus on doing what she loves. 

‘Everything has sort of fallen into place…I just feel more confident [now] in myself and in my passions,’ she said. 

Phoebe revealed that she would love to continue to be ‘creative, travel and eventually have kids and a family.’

Phoebe said: ''Everything has sort of fallen into place...I just feel more confident [now] in myself and in my passions'

Phoebe said: ”Everything has sort of fallen into place…I just feel more confident [now] in myself and in my passions’

‘For now, though, it feels kind of momentous to be turning 30 and to be in a new city. [I’m] really just excited to begin a new chapter in my life,’ she said. 

The brunette bombshell began dating her co-star Paul Wesley, 35, in 2013.

Phoebe and Paul eventually split in 2017 after being on-and-off for four-and-a-half years. 

It's over! Phoebe and Paul (pictured in 2016) split in 2017 after being on-and-off for four-and-a-half years

It’s over! Phoebe and Paul (pictured in 2016) split in 2017 after being on-and-off for four-and-a-half years

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