The Gilberts on 'The Vampire Diaries'

The only thing worse than recovering from the traumatic death of your parents is learning that they're not your real parents after all. That's exactly what Elena Gilbert had to go through in "The Vampire Diaries" when she found out she was actually the daughter of her uncle John and his then-girlfriend Isobel Flemming. It doesn't help the Gilbert's case that Elena's ancestors tried to kill both of her vampire boyfriends during the late 1800s or that her brother Jeremy is eventually murdered through their family's involvement in the supernatural world. Let's just leave it at the fact that it's not easy being a Gilbert. Most dysfunctional member: John Gilbert
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