Nikki Reed is getting married, to American Idol alum Paul McDonald, but she has a lengthy post-“Breaking Dawn” to-do list, and it does not include more movies. Maybe the long-running vampire gig got on her nerves. According to E!Online, Nikki plans to go back to school and to try some live theater.
Nikki Reed could be great in live theater, but what kind of further schooling is on her mind? Believe it or not, it’s business and marketing. The actress, who plays Rosalie HaleÂ—one of the Cullens in the Twilight Saga, has a brother who is studying marketing, and “I have a business-oriented mind,” she says. “I think it’s something I really want to do.”
The upcoming Breaking Dawn film gives Nikki a chance to show off her passion, since she protects the half-human, unborn baby pretty much 24/7. Now she wants to turn that passion in a new direction. And in the book series, Rosalie was the unhappiest with her own vampire status. Maybe she was unhappy as a movie star, too. Nikki Reed had worked closely with Catherine Hardwick, an earlier director of the series, who was dropped along the way.
Meanwhile, back at the engagementÂ—Nikki is sporting a beautiful engagement ringÂ—the kind you can actually wear, without a crane to lift your hand. And Paul McDonald sounds like the kind of guy who could be fun to come home to. He likes to sit on the couch, drink beer and sing. Of course, he needs to put down the guitar, get off the couch and work some of the time, while Nikki Reed is so busy. Stay tuned.
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