Ian Somerhalder and Malese Jow at BloodyNightCon 4 in Barcelona on May 16, 2014
Fresh from his appearance promoting Azzaro Pour Homme in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Ian Somerhalder touched down on the other side of the Atlantic for the BloodyNightCon 4 fan event in Barcelona, Spain. Joined by his former Vampire Diaries co-stars Malese Jow and Nathaniel Buzolic, Ian talked about the unexpected Season 5 finale and took time to sign autographs for fans.
Viewers who turned in for the finale were undoubtedly shocked by the ending, and were even moved to tears when Damon bit the dust. Ian took to Twitter to apologize to his fans, writing, “So very sorry about Damon you all.”
Of course, in the world of TVD, a character’s death certainly doesn’t mean it’s the end. Though we have an entire summer to wonder what exactly happened to Damon, heartbroken fans should rest assured that Ian will definitely be back for Season 6!
“I think the ending of the episode is meant to be left up deliberately for speculation of what exactly did happen,” teased executive producer Julie Plec. “We will definitely see Ian Somerhalder on the show. I mean, there’s a million different ways that you can do that. But as far as in what context — how, why, and where — that’s part of the mystery.”
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