'Vampire Diaries': Jasmine Guy joins the series as Bonnie's grams

jasmineguy.jpgWhitley Gilbert is a witch.

Well, Jasmine Guy's "A Different World" character was probably accused of being a witch on many occasions, but the actress will now play one for real.

The CW confirms that Guy has been cast in "The Vampire Diaries" as the grandmother of Bonnie ( Katerina Graham), who turns out to be a descendant of a whole line of warted ladies.

Sort of cool, no?

Though we're not sure Jasmine Guy, at 47, is really old enough to play the grammy of a teenage girl, we're definitely glad she's returning to TV. It's been too long, Ms. Gilbert. Too long...


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