Vampire Diaries Star Ian Somerhalder Is “Humbled” By What Huge Honor?
Vampire Diaries star Ian Somerhalder (Damon) set a pretty cool record at this year’s PaleyFest, a celebration of TV put on by L.A.’s Paley Center. What honor has him oh-so-humbled?
Ian is the first actor to be included in not one, but two PaleyFest panels in one year. Pretty cool, right? This past weekend, he appeared on the 10th anniversary panel for Lost and, next weekend, he will sit on the TVD panel. Basically, The Paley Center seems to love Ian! Yesterday, they even shared an adorable Instagram video of Ian thanking them for the honor. They captioned the video: “Special shout out from Ian Somerhalder at the #LOST10 Year Anniversary Reunion at #PaleyFest 2014” and sent it in Ian’s direction.
In the video, Ian has this message for the social media world: “Hey, it’s Ian Somerhalder. I just wanted to say that I am so beyond humbled to be the first actor included in two PaleyFests in one year. Thank you, Paley Center. Thank you, PaleyFest.” The video message is complete with a blown kiss into the camera. With charm like this directed at the Paley Center, Ian might just make it onto all of the PaleyFest panels next year. We’d love to hear this thoughts on the latest Pretty Little Liarsdevelopments. Alison DiLaurentis is totally a secret vampire.
Are you impressed with Ian’s record? How about his reaction to the honor? Sound off in the comments below!
Catch the next episode of The Vampire Diaries on Thursday, March 20 at 8 p.m. ET on The CW.
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