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October 25th, 2015   Gallery Updates, Vampire Diaries 0

I have added HD screencaptures pf Ian from the latest episode of The Vampire Diaries, “Age of Innocence” to the gallery!

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October 17th, 2015   Gallery Updates, Vampire Diaries 0

I have added HD screencaptures of Ian from the first two episodes of the 7th season of The Vampire DiariesDay One of Twenty-Two Thousand, Give or Take” and “Never Let Me Go” to the gallery.

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October 8th, 2015   Ian News, Vampire Diaries 0

“The Vampire Diaries” returns Thursday night on The CW, and despite the situation with Elena Gilbert, expect Damon Salvatore to remain as witty as ever.

“He jumps right back into it,” Ian told Access Hollywood, when we asked him in a new interview last week if his character will return to showing his usual cheek (in a trailer for the season, he quips, “How long do we have before this evil engulfs the world? Just trying to plan my week”), or if it will take a bit of time to get back up to speed.

“I mean, he’s distraught, but he’s Damon, so he’ll just drink like two bottles of Bourbon, and he’ll get through the night,” Ian continued. “I wouldn’t recommend it… it’s not something I would recommend, but it is one way to live.”

When we find Damon at the start of Season 7, he’ll be coping with the situation of his girlfriend being in a sleep state for the next 6-7 decades (while Bonnie lives) by being there for a friend. He’s supporting Alaric, whose bride, Jo, was killed in the Season 6 finale at their wedding, by her twin brother, Kai.

“He’s drowning himself in Alaric, and he’s really being there for his friend, and then he has Bonnie to back him up and sort of watch over him and babysit him. So, he really wants to help his friend. He wants to help Alaric, and he wants to be there for his brother. He’s got a great support system,” Ian added.

PHOTOS: ‘The Vampire Diaries’: Scenes From Season 7

The life of the woman he spent his Season 6, 1994 purgatory period with, being tied (via Kai’s spell) to the sleep-state Elena is in, is something that will mess with Damon Salvatore’s head.

“It’s a very interesting dichotomy of… he’s walking this very fine line of Bonnie — every time he looks at her, he realizes it’s not Elena and that for this two-second window, he remembers how great it would feel if that was her, if Bonnie just wasn’t there, he would get her back. And then, that two-second window passes and he realizes, ‘No, no, no. This is one of my best friends. I love this woman and I want to take care of her, she takes care of me. This is not the way it’s supposed to be and I’m gonna wait. I’m gonna wait, and I’m gonna do right by Elena, I’m gonna do right by Bonnie, I’m gonna do right by Elena and Bonnie and everyone,'” Ian said.

October 4th, 2015   Ian News, Vampire Diaries, Videos 0

October 4th, 2015   Ian News 0

America’s gun control laws are currently entrenched in political gridlock.

Which means the public’s devastation over mass shootings — like the one which took place at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon on Thursday (Oct. 1) — and widespread calls for change are consistently marred by the exhausting reality that ultimately little to nothing is being done to stop gun-related violence. And more than 30 American lives are taken each and every day by guns as a result of the legislative stagnation on the issue.

Ian Somerhalder — star of “The Vampire Diaries” and founding namesake of the Ian Somerhalder Foundation — is pitching in his considerable star power to try and influence supporters to rise up and demand that a change finally be made. And he had a nifty platform for his message, too.

In a live Facebook video Ian made on Friday (Oct. 2) in between takes on the set of “TVD” Season 7’s production, the actor-slash-advocate issued a call for his fans to speak up and speak loudly on both climate change and gun control legislation.

While promoting Know Tomorrow, an ongoing college student-centric action on climate change event, Somerhalder made his plea for students to fight for stricter gun control in addition to demanding adequate environmental protection measures.

“I don’t know if anyone [else] is so sick and tired of schools being bombarded with bullets and guns,” he said. “There’s no need to make our educational institutions dangerous places. This stops right now, today. Raise your voices.”


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The vampire brothers Damon and Stefan Salvatore, eternal adolescents, having been leading 'normal' lives, hiding their bloodthirsty condition, for centuries, moving on before their non-aging is noticed. They are back in the Virginia town where they became vampires. Stefan is noble, denying himself blood to avoid killing, and tries to control his evil brother Damon.
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A former soldier is taken captive and awakens in the back of a van where he learns that he only has a few moments to figure out how he got there.
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