Around the blogosphere,Ian Somerhalderis known as Ian Smolderhalder.Those piercing blue eyes serve him well on-screen,where the 33-year-old star of the CW hitThe Vampire Diaries(now in its third season) plays 170-year-old lovesick vampire Damon Salvatore.Salvatore can't seem to get a break with the ladies,but Somerhalder has more than a clue,and we have proof.
- The man owns cats,plural,and is unashamed: "I have a lot of little paws in my house," he says.
*2.He's mastered the grand gesture and once even went to Paris just for a lunch date."Flying across the ocean for one meal was pretty awesome." (In case you were wondering,he adds: "It paid off!")
He doesn't buy into the whole macho act."If you are respectful and nice and charming to a woman,it's a better approach.And I don't know what women want.No one knows what women want!"
Then there's his newest project,theIan Somerhalder Foundation,which he created to give young people the power to save the planet themselves."Kids are meeting in coffee shops and basements figuring out what's unsustainable in their communities," he says."That's the future."*Check out our hot photo shoot with Ian here!
Are you a fan ofThe Vampire Diaries?If so,are you a Delena or Stelena fan?And,um,how many times did you swoon over Ian's answers?