In which she reemphasizes the influence of the sire bond on Elena’s mind:
I think the takeaway, ultimately, is that Elena believes it so fundamentally that in that moment, it’s enough for Damon to let himself believe too.
and knocks down the speculations about a Stebekah romantic pairing:
I don’t see a world where Stefan wakes up and says, “Ohmygosh, I’ve been with the wrong girl all along.” I don’t think that’s the case at all. In fact, I think he pretty much loathes Rebekah and everything she stands for.