What does Daniel Gillies really think of Elijah?

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His disease is his unrelenting love for his brother. It’s like an abusive relationship with somebody that’s heavily addicted to drugs.

Fans know him as the nobler Original brother but Kiwi actor Daniel Gillies has a controversial opinion on his character Elijah.

"He seems like the better/more noble brother but he's not that way to me at all," Daniel explains. "I don't know how he can truly say he honours his family when he's got two of his brother sitting in coffins."

In our exclusive interview, Daniel Gillies also gets real about Elijah’s relationship to his brother Klaus, comparing it to an abusive relationship.

“His [Elijah’s] disease is his unrelenting love for his brother. It's like an abusive relationship with somebody that’s heavily addicted to drugs.” 

Daniel also reveals that if he could play any other character on the show he’d choose teen with Davina! Find out why and what Daniel misses most about New Zealand.

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