Actor Says He Tossed Wife's Birth Control to Start a Family

Actress Nikki Reed and actor Ian Somerhalder attend Heifer International's 4th Annual Beyond Hunger Gala at the Montage on September 18, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo Credit: Getty Images for Heifer International)

Cute story from a happily married couple or sign of potential abuse? You be the judge. BuzzFeed reports the internet has some thoughts on a story recently shared by actors Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed on a podcast called Dr. Berlin's Informed Pregnancy

On the podcast, Somerhalder admits that "I kind of decided" it was time for the couple to start a family. That decision apparently took the form of throwing away all of Reed's birth-control pills during a vacation to Spain. Reed, who recently gave birth to the couple's first child, says she wasn't sure at the time if she even wanted children. But Somerhalder says he was anxious to start a family because he was 35 years old.

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