Persia White to join The Vampire Diaries

Persia White is to join the cast of The Vampire Diaries as Abby Bennett; the mother of witch Bonnie Bennett (Kat Graham, pictured right).

Entertainment Weekly report the actress is to join the cast of The CW supernatural series. Bonnie was abandoned by her mother when she was little and left to be raised by her father – something which doubtless will be addressed by the show when Abby arrives in Mystic Falls. Abby is described as a ‘deeply troubled woman who is burdened by secrets of the past’ which will doubtless lead to fans speculation she’s another Bennett witch. White will first appear in the 12th episode – after The Vampire Diaries mid-season break – and will appear in several episodes.

As reported earlier Torrey DeVitto has also landed a recurring role on the supernatural series, find out more here >>