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Ian Somerhalder News





What Happens When You Cross 'The Vampire Diaries' With 'Twilight'?

July 28th, 2014 3:33pm EDT
Ian Somerhalder And Nikki Reed Continue Rumored Romance At Comic
Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed have been spending a lot of time together, but the two haven't revealed whether or not that are a couple – and they may not need to after they spent a night at Comic-Con making out in front of everyone.

E! News reports the two got cuddly at the Entertainment Weekly party at Hard Rock Hotel's Float Bar during the convention, and many saw them kissing deeply and holding one another in public. Last week the two went for a jog together and visited a farmer's market, leading many to believe there was a romance brewing.

There may have been a Vampire Diaries tie-in...
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Ian Somerhalder And Nikki Reed Spark Romance Rumors

July 21st, 2014 4:33pm EDT
Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed
Vampire veterans Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed spent the weekend together in public, sparking rumors the two are dating.

Ian, who stars in The Vampire Diaries, and Nikki, who starred in the Twilight Saga films, enjoyed one another's company throughout the weekend in Los Angeles. The pair was spotted enjoying a jog and visiting a farmer's market, with no attempt to hide some serious PDA.

Ian and Nikki have been friends for some time and were spotted on group dates while they were with their former partners. Ian previously dated Nina Dobrev and Nikki divorced Paul McDonald back in March.

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20 Pairs Of Incredible Celebrity Eyes

May 2nd, 2014 3:00am EDT
20 Pairs Of Incredible Celebrity Eyes
There are so many beautiful people in Hollywood, that it's hard to stick out in the crowd. But having a striking set of peepers helps an actress or actor make a powerful impact on the big screen.

"New Girl" star Zooey Deschanel has some of the most striking, big blue eyes in Hollywood. It's one of the first things you notice about the quirky star.

In 2013 she was named one of the "Most Beautiful" by People magazine. During a beauty shoot she explained: "The weirdest compliment that I've ever received on my eyes was that I looked like an alien or that I looked like a doll. You know, I'll ...
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'Lost' Stars Reunite At PaleyFest, Writers Open Up About Show's Final Episode

March 17th, 2014 10:16am EDT
'Lost' Stars Reunite At PaleyFest, Writers Open Up About Show's
In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the premiere of "Lost," several of the show's actors, as well as creators Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse, reunited at PaleyFest 2014 in Los Angeles on Sunday.

In attendance were Sawyer, played by Josh Holloway ("Intelligence"), Hurley, played by Jorge Garcia ("Hawaii Five-O"), Sun, played by Yunjin Kim ("Mistresses"), Boone, played by Ian Somerhalder ("The Vampire Diaries"), Shannon, played by Maggie Grace ("Californication"), Desmond, played by Henry Ian Cusick (Desmond) and Walt ,played by Malcolm David Kelley.

According to the Daily Mail, Lind...
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TV's Sexiest Male Stars 2014 Edition

March 8th, 2014 4:00pm EST
TV's Sexiest Male Stars 2014 Edition
We are almost into spring and with that, some of our favorite television shows are making their way back onto the small screen. With that, naturally, comes a plethora of hot guys gracing our screens.

With our TV's Sexiest Male Stars of 2014, we aim to give you a piece of the hottest of the hot fellas to give us that extra incentive to watch our favorite shows. Here is what we've got for your viewing pleasure!

Ian Somerhalder, "The Vampire Diaries"

Luke Grimes, "True Blood"

Colin O'Donoghue, "Once Upon A Time"

Jon Hamm, "Mad Men"

Benedict Cumberbatch, "Sherlock"

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Nina Dobrev & Ian Somerhalder Joke About Their Breakup At People's Choice Awards

January 9th, 2014 12:00pm EST
Nina Dobrev
"The Vampire Diaries" co-stars and former real-life couple Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder joked about their relationship at the People's Choice Awards on Wednesday night.

The pair took home the award for "Best Chemistry" at the event - obviously proving they're very good actors.

Dobrev, 25, said: "You know what's funny, Ian, is that at the beginning of the show, Elena actually hated Damon."

Ian replied, "You were hooking up with my brother!" referring to Elena's relationship with Damon's brother Stefan (Paul Wesley), on the CW series.

They then pretended to act uncomfortably as they ta...
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Top Celebrity Break-Ups & Divorces Of 2013

December 28th, 2013 6:00pm EST
Michael Douglas & Catherine Zeta-Jones
2013 was chock full of celebrity break-ups, divorces, and even reconciliations.

Michael Douglas, 69 and his wife Catherine Zeta-Jones, 44, took a temporary "break" from their 13-year marriage in August. They had their doubters when they wed due to their vast age difference but proved people wrong after staying together for more than a decade - a triumph in Hollywood.

In November, Douglas told reporters, "I hope to resolve my marriage in a positive fashion."

We're not sure what that means - have a peaceful divorce? Get back together? Who knows.

Check out other stars that split up (and so...
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Short List Of Replacements For Charlie Hunnam In 'Fifty Shades' Includes Francois Arnaud And Jamie Dornan

October 17th, 2013 10:57pm EDT
Charlie Hunnam
With Sons of Anarchy star Charlie Hunnam out of Fifty Shades of Grey, numerous names have come up as possible replacements to play the dominant and sadistic Christian Grey.

Hunnam pulled out of the role just weeks before the planned start of filming, with reps for Universal Pictures releasing a statement that he quit because his "intense television schedule" conflicted with his preparations for the project.

Insiders have claimed that an unknown star would be cast into the role to avoid any fallout, but several other names have been tied to the part.

First up is Aaron Taylor-Johnson. John...
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Fans Really, Really Want Ian Somerhalder For 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'

October 14th, 2013 5:00pm EDT
Ian Somerhalder
Many fans breathed a sigh of relief after Charlie Hunnam dropped out of the film adaptation of E.L. James' "Fifty Shades of Grey" over the weekend.

Hunnam's casting was a controversial choice, and some speculated he got the role because many actors refused to take it. As for suddenly dropping out, Hunnam cited conflict with his work schedule, which includes the FX series "Sons of Anarchy."

However, some speculate Hunnam's true reason for walking away was the fame connected to the role and the amount of attention he started receiving after accepting signing on. (Look what happened to Rober...
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'Vampire Diaries' Co-Stars Nina Dobrev & Ian Somerhalder Break Up

May 9th, 2013 10:07am EDT
Nina Dobrev & Ian Somerhalder
After more than three years of dating, Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder have split up. The couple play Elena Gilbert and Damon Salvatore on the CW hit series "The Vampire Diaries."

An insider told Us Weekly that the pair, who went public with their relationship in 2011, are "consummate professionals" who "will continue to work together and remain best friends, which is where the relationship started."

Last year rumors surfaced that Somerhalder, 34, proposed to the actress, 24, and she turned him down. She explained to Access Hollywood at the time: "I'm really young. It's not like back in t...
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Ian Somerhalder & Alexis Bledel Are Fan Favorites For 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Film

September 18th, 2012 10:09am EDT
Alexis Bledel & Ian Somerhalder
Katie Couric asked fans and readers of the kinky book "Fifty Shades of Grey" to vote for the stars they'd like to see play billionaire Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele on the big screen. The fan favorites? Ian Somerhalder and Alexis Bledel.

"The Vampire Diaries" hunk and former "Gilmore Girls" actress were the clear winners over the likes of Ashley Greene ("Twilight"), Emma Stone ("The Help"), Ryan Gosling ("The Notebook") and Alexander Skarsgard ("True Blood").

Author E.L. James appeared on "Katie" on Monday and said she has her own wish list, but she's keeping it secret. "I have thre...
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Ian Somerhalder Delays Louisiana Trip Due To Hurricane Issac

August 27th, 2012 10:51am EDT
Ian Somerhalder
Actor Ian Somerhalder was forced to delay a trip to Louisiana for his eco organisation on Sunday after storms swept in.

Tropical Storm Isaac lashed the Florida Keys and headed towards the northern Gulf Coast, prompting officials in Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama to declare states of emergency.

The Vampire Diaries star had been planning to travel to Louisiana in aid of his non-profit organisation the Ian Somerhalder Foundation (ISF), which he set up to raise awareness of environmental issues - but the bad weather affected his trip.

In a post on his Twitter.com page, Somerh...
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Tons Of Pics From The Teen Choice Awards: Bieber, Gomez, Lovato & More!

July 23rd, 2012 8:57am EDT
Demi Lovato
Hot, young Hollywood stars showed up at Sunday night's 2012 Teen Choice Awards in Universal City, California.

Demi Lovato wore a short, daring black, gray and yellow dress with a feathered hemline. Hayden Panettiere glittered in a gorgeous purple sequin gown and matching pumps, while Meagan Good showed off her abs in a sexy white and gray pantsuit.

"Glee" star Lea Michele sizzled in a short strapless number, while singer Jordin Sparks wore a flouncy black dress with a plunging neckline.

Fan favorites Justin Bieber and girlfriend Selena Gomez opted to walk the red carpet solo. Check out a...
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Rumor Patrol: Kanye West Writes 'Break Up' Record, Bono's Billions, More

May 19th, 2012 12:07pm EDT
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Kanye Writing "Break Up" Record: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are reportedly still together, but a source told MediaTakeOut Kanye is writing the ultimate break up record. "MediaTakeOut.com spoke with a music industry INSIDER who heard a number of Kanye’s NEW TRACKS. And MediaTakeOut.com’s insider suspects that Kanye may be creating an ENTIRE DISS ALBUM, which he’ll release after HE goes through a pre-p...
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The CW Renews 'Vampire Diaries,' '90210' & 'Supernatural'

May 4th, 2012 8:09am EDT
vampire diaries cast
It’s better late than never. While most networks only have a handful shows with fates undetermined, the CW just made its first saves by officially renewing “The Vampire Diaries,” “90210” and “Supernatural” for the 2012-2013 television season.

“The Vampire Diaries” and "90210" will be entering their fourth season and fifth seasons, respectively. While “Supernatural,” starring Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles, will be The CW’s longest-running scripted show when it kicks off its eighth season in the fall.

The paranormal drama will also have a new showrunner at the helm next season. Las...
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Edward Norton Launches Earth Day Competition

April 17th, 2012 8:56am EDT
Edward Norton
Actor-turned-activist Edward Norton has launched a new Earth Day contest offering $50,000 to charities which raise the most money for an eco-friendly cause.

The Fight Club star, who is a United Nations Ambassador for Biodiversity, will reward the three campaigns that pull in the most donations for environmental initiatives by May 15th.

He says, "I think it's very clear that figuring out how to live sustainably within the environmental systems that support us is the defining challenge of our era."

"Earth Day is important because it's about waking up more people to that challenge and co...
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Celebrity Love At Coachella - See Pics Of Emma Roberts & Chord Overstreet & Other Star Couplings!

April 16th, 2012 8:32am EDT
Emma Roberts & Chord Overstreet
Emma Roberts and Chord Overstreet made their relationship public over the weekend at the Coachella Music Festival. At one point the "Glee" star playfully carried Emma across the grass.

The pair began dating last spring but broke up after nine months together. Now they're not afraid to show off their rekindled romance.

Emma and Chord weren't the only celebrity couple cozying up at the event. "Vampire Diaries" star Ian Somerhalder and his co-star girlfriend Nina Dobrev shared a kiss and Ferige and Josh Duhamel enjoyed the festival's sights and sounds together.

Check out more photos of ce...
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Ian Somerhalder Building Animal Sanctuary To Help Troubled Children

April 6th, 2012 1:30pm EDT
Ian Somerhalder
Actor and activist Ian Somerhalder is building an animal sanctuary in a bid to help kids with behavioral issues.

The Vampire Diaries star is a longtime campaigner for animal rights, and has been outspoken about topics such as Canada's controversial seal cull and shark finning.

He has launched his own non-profit eco organization, the Ian Somerhalder Foundation (ISF), and is now putting plans in place to build a green sanctuary, which will help troubled kids learn to co-operate with their peers by handling animals.

He tells E! Online, "It's all about collaboration and compassion. If you...
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Ian Somerhalder Honored At Genesis Awards

March 25th, 2012 2:30pm EDT
Ian Somerhalder
Actor and activist Ian Somerhalder was honored for raising awareness of animal rights issues at the Genesis Awards on Saturday night.

The Vampire Diaries star has long used his fame to campaign against the unnecessary slaying of animals, including Canada's controversial seal cull and shark finning, and even set up his own non-profit organization, the Ian Somerhalder Foundation (ISF) to draw attention to them.

And now his philanthropy efforts have been hailed by organizers of the annual Genesis Awards, which recognize those who work to raise public awareness and understanding of animal iss...
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Kate Beckinsale Dazzles In A Bright Purple Jumpsuit At Independent Spirit Awards (See Pics & Winners)

February 26th, 2012 6:27pm EST
Kate Beckinsale
Kate Beckinsale and a whole slew of this year's most popular actresses - including Elizabeth Olsen, Jessica Chastain, Kirsten Dunst and Zoe Saldana - to name a few, graced the purple carpet at the 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards, held at the Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica, Calif.

For 25 years the event has been held as a luncheon on the beach in the coastal California town, and the ceremony celebrates the best in independent films.

At this year's awards The Artist continued its run toward Oscar glory by taking in four top honors at the event, including Best Feature, Director, Male ...
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Ian Somerhalder Offers To Start 'Private Investigation' Into Arkansas Cat Killing

January 26th, 2012 2:44pm EST
Ian Somerhalder
Actor Ian Somerhalder has vowed to launch a private investigation into the cruel killing of an Arkansas family's cat after it was skinned as part of a sick political protest - if police refuse to chase the murderers.

Jacob Burris, the campaign manager for Arkansas Democratic congressional candidate Ken Aden, found the family's pet slain on his doorstop on Sunday, with the word 'liberal' inscribed along the dead feline's back.

Burris contacted the Russellville Police Department to report the act of animal cruelty and now The Vampire Diaries star has taken to his Twitter.com to express hi...
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'The Vampire Diaries' Recap: The Ties That Bind

January 22nd, 2012 4:16pm EST
The Vampire Diaries
This week’s episode of The Vampire Diaries begins with Bonnie having a freaky dream again. She’s in a cemetery of Bennetts and she thinks that her mom is the key to opening the last coffin. Bonnie also tells Elena about the coffins even though Stefan isn’t too happy about it. She needs Elena’s help to track down her mom for help.

While they’re looking through piles of paperwork to find Bonnie’s mom, Damon walks in. Of course, he already found Abby Bennett, Bonnie’s mother. Damon’s all like, C’mon, up and at ‘em, but Elena’s like, Um, sorry but three’s a crowd. You don’t need witchy powers ...
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'The Vampire Diaries' Recap: Our Town

January 21st, 2012 9:11am EST
The Vampire Diaries
Last week on The Vampire Diaries, there was a mysterious fourth coffin with unknown contents. Bonnie was at the old witch house trying to open it with spells since it was sealed shut using magic. However, it seems that Klaus is on their trail since he has his hybrids lurking around in the area. Luckily, the Salvatore brothers are there to circumvent any trouble.

Meanwhile in the real world, Elena and her friends are struggling to be normal teenagers and celebrate Caroline’s birthday. Like typical high-schoolers, Elena and Bonnie are decorating Caroline’s locker when Elena confesses to Bonn...
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Nina Dobrev: 'I'm Too Young To Wed'

January 13th, 2012 11:08am EST
Nina Dobrev
Actress Nina Dobrev is adamant she has no plans to marry her The Vampire Diaries co-star Ian Somerhalder, insisting they are too young to settle down.

The stars hit headlines earlier this month following reports Somerhalder had proposed and she had turned him down.

A representative for Dobrev subsequently insisted the rumors were untrue, and the two stars have now spoken out about the gossip.

Dobrev, 23, tells Access Hollywood, "(The story is) not true at all... (I would) be wearing a ring if I had one... (Getting married young is) not my (style). I'm young. I'm really young. It's not...
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'The Vampire Diaries' Recap: The New Deal

January 12th, 2012 9:45pm EST
The Vampire Diaries
The New Year doesn’t just usher in resolutions to be a better person and practice better habits. For us TV junkies, it’s much more than that—it marks the return of all our favorite TV shows, and The Vampire Diaries is on the top of that list.

The last time we saw our beloved vampire brothers they were plotting to kill Klaus, but failed. Damon was about to end Klaus for good when Stefan stopped him (because if Damon killed Klaus, Klaus’s hybrids would’ve killed Damon), earning his freedom. Because Klaus took everything from Stefan, Stefan decided to pay the favor back, taking Klaus’s family...
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TV's Sexiest Male Stars 2012 Edition

January 7th, 2012 2:00pm EST
TV's Sexiest Male Stars 2012 Edition
Yesterday we brought you TV's sexiest female stars 2012 edition and to follow suit and not disappoint the ladies - here's our list of the sexiest males on TV.

Some of these Hollywood hunks star on your favorite shows, and a few others are making fresh starts in some of the new midseason replacement series' that have been debuting.

Check them all out and don't forget to leave us a comment below to let us know who we left off our list and who's on your list!

Ian Harding, Pretty Little Liars

Christian Kane, Leverage

Shane West, Nikita

Shemar Moore, Criminal Minds

C...
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The 37 Hottest Male Stars Of 2011

December 20th, 2011 8:00am EST
Hottest Male Stars of 2011
Let's hear it for the boys! It's that time of year again when we honor the "37 Hottest Male Stars." Our list includes the usual suspects (Johnny Depp, Brad Pitt and George Clooney), as well as a younger crew (Taylor Lautner and Zac Efron).

Robert Pattinson dominated the big screen with "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1," and Ryan Gosling impressed critics with "Drive." We can't decide between who's the sexier magical creature on "True Blood" - Alexander Skarsgaard or Joe Manganiello.

Let's not forget the musicians: Adam Levine, Justin Bieber, Drake and other heartthrobs also make...
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Ian Somerhalder Asks For Charity Donations To Mark 33rd Birthday

December 8th, 2011 9:11am EST
Ian Somerhalder
Actor Ian Somerhalder has shown off his generous side by asking fans to donate to his charity instead of sending gifts for his birthday this week.

The Vampire Diaries star turns 33 on Thursday and he's reached out to his online followers with a special blog message.

He's urged them to support his non-profit organization, the Ian Somerhalder Foundation (ISF), which he set up to raise awareness of environmental issues.

Somerhalder writes, "I can't believe it - I'm turning 33! It's amazing to think that ISF (IS Foundation) is only celebrating its first birthday, still an infant, absorbing...
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'The Vampire Diaries' Recap: Homecoming

November 11th, 2011 3:30pm EST
The Vampire Diaries
It’s the midseason finale on “The Vampire Diaries” and you know what that means—we’ll be left at the end of the episode with more questions than answers. But before we jump to the end already, let’s start from the beginning.

Stefan makes a call to Klaus, who apparently is in Portland, and tells him that he’s daggered Michael, and he’s not lying because we see an extremely “dead” Michael lying on the floor next to him. Klaus, who’s had no knowledge that Michael was even around Mystic Falls, is obviously agitated over any news of Michael, so he demands the whole story.

Back up one hour—Stef...
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'The Vampire Diaries' Recap: Ordinary People

November 5th, 2011 8:36am EDT
The Vampire Diaries
This week’s episode of “The Vampire Diaries” begins with Rick and Elena trying to figure out what the cave markings underneath the Lockwood property read. They see names written in runic, a Viking script—And guess whose names they are? The original vampires: Klaus, Rebekah, and Elijah. This means that they’ve been in Mystic Falls long before the founding families. The last name on the wall? Michael. Michael as in the vampire hunter. Also as in, as Damon calls him, “Papa Original.”

To find out more about the history of the original vampire family, Elena decides to see if she can get any inf...
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