She has an older brother, Nathan August Reed, and a younger half-brother Joey Reed.Reed has said in numerous interviews that her early home life was "complicated".Reed has repeatedly been cast as sexually advanced, precocious teenagers, including her character in Lords of Dogtown (2007), also directed by Hardwicke. C., playing Sadie, a new love interest for the character Ryan Atwood. Reed said that her early decision to avoid acting in television series or in mainstream cinema was naïve.She had thought at the time they were not right for her, but had since gained valuable experience in them.In July 2013, Reed joined the cast of the independent sports comedy Balls Out, alongside Jake Lacy, Kate Mc Kinnon, Beck Bennett and Jay Pharoah. Other well-known figures in the video include Kat Dennings, Drake Bell, Drew Seeley, Amy Paffrath, and Alex Beh.The film is about a group of college friends who get together in their final year to play a game of intramural football. Reed wrote a script set in New Zealand between the 1960s and the 1980s.The film earned Reed an Independent Spirit Award for Best Debut Performance, as well as several nominations.
After Thirteen's success, Reed returned to Alexander Hamilton High School in Los Angeles, but dropped out again after a year." Fans roared with approval, and Somerhalder pulled his ex close to give her a kiss on the cheek.The couple, who took their romance public in 2011, called it quits last May after more than three years of dating.She has said she feels more versatile than her typecasting in roles of "sexy bad girls." She has sometimes been told by producers that she is too "sexy" for a particular part.which is fronted by her Twilight co-star, Jackson Rathbone.On February 12, 2008, it was announced that Reed would portray Rosalie Hale in the film adaption of Twilight, the first book of a popular four-novel series.