IAN WILL BE AT EYECON 2011

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Ian Somerhalder and Nina Dobrev will both be attending the 2011 Eyecon event in Atlanta, Georgia. The Vampire Diaries co-stars and real-life lovers are confirmed for the event which takes place on October 28-30.

“I will be appearing at @eyecon3000 (sic),” Nina tweeted on Tuesday. Since TVD is filmed in ATL, it makes sense that the event be held in the same city. Eyecon is dedicated to the show and arranges for fans to meet some of their favorite stars from the popular CW series. Most of the actors will be attending the event, greeting fans, signing autographs, and having loads of fun!

VAMPIRE DIARIES’ IAN SOMERHALDER ON DAMON’S BIG SURPRISE, ELENA’S HAPPINESS AND TWISTY BROMANCE

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TVLine sat down with Ian Somerhalder to chat about Damon and Alaric’s bromance, Elena’s happiness and much, much more. Read the entire interview over at TVLine.

TVLINE | Elena is still hell-bent on going after Stefan. Where does that leave Damon?
Elena’s a very strong-willed young individual. Elena’s going to do whatever Elena wants to do. She’s very persuasive, and I mean that in the most positive of senses. He’s going to try and help her in any way he can. He truly wants to be able to help her. He wants her to be happy. There’s nothing Damon won’t do for Elena’s happiness.

IAN SOMERHALDER IS UP FOR A HUFFINGTON POST GAME CHANGER AWARD

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“Vampire Diaries” TV star Ian Somerhalder does more than glower at the screen and revel in his teen heartthrob status. This Louisiana native is passionate about the environment. Somerhalder was active in the cleanup efforts in the Gulf after the 2010 oil spill, speaking out in PSAs, raising money for animal shelters and local communities on his birthday, and testifying before congress about the H.R. 50, the Multinational Species Conservation Funds Reauthorization Act. This year, he also started the Ian Somerhalder Foundation, an ambitious effort with many areas of focus that include educating kids about the environment, funding global conservation efforts, and greening the entertainment industry.

IAN SOMERHALDER TALKS US CONGRESS TESTIMONY

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The Vampire Diaries actor Ian Somerhalder has revealed that he had so much that he wanted to say, during his testimony in front of US Congress, that he didn’t have time to get it all out. Read more over at FanShare.

Somerhalder explained, “I don’t remember the feeling of being nervous, I just remember wanting it to be right. It didn’t go perfectly. You get five minutes, and my oral ended up reading longer than I expected it to, so I couldn’t get it all out. There are things I wish I would have said, but in the end, I wanted to make sure I did it right.”

IAN SOMERHALDER TIPS THE VAMPIRE DIARIES TO KICK ASS

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32 year old The Vampire Diaries actor Ian Somerhalder has claimed that he expects the latest season of the hit CW vampire show to kick some ass. Ian also admitted that the whole of the cast get along so well and there is very rarely any tension on set.

Somerhalder explained, “The whole Twilight thing is about to be over. And teenage girls can’t watch True Blood with their parents – that would just get weird. So we’re getting ready to kick some major ass this season.” He added, “[It’s] a total frickin’ lovefest.”

Ian Somerhalder has previously teased fans about what they can expect to see happen between his character Damon and Elena, played by Nina Dobrev. He has also suggested what could happen between Damon and Stefan, played by Paul Wesley. The Vampire Diaries season three premieres on CW on September 15.