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PHOTOS: Who's the Hotter Cat Man? Ian vs. Gilles

PHOTOS: Who's the Hotter Cat Man? Ian vs. Gilles

Originally posted 11/06/2013 01:10PM

They aren't afraid to show their kitties love, but who's the sexier feline lover? We're keeping score!

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The Scariest Bites and Kills from Vampire Diaries

The Scariest Bites and Kills from Vampire Diaries

Originally posted 10/31/2013 01:00PM

Sink your teeth (ha!) into this montage of the show's dramatic moments

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5 Shirtless Guys Who Could Wear Christian Grey's Tie in Fifty Shades | Charlie Hunnam

5 Shirtless Guys Who Could Replace Charlie Hunnam in Fifty Shades of Grey

Originally posted 10/14/2013 02:30PM

Now that we've said "laters, baby" to Charlie Hunnam, there are some big shoes to fill – and a certain tie to ... well, you know – before production begins on the movie adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey.

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No Hard Feelings: Nina Dobrev Helps Ian's Dog Give Birth

UpdatePosted 10/09/2013 02:00PM

No Hard Feelings: Nina Dobrev Helps Ian Somerhalder's Dog Give Birth

Originally posted 10/09/2013 12:15PM

Here's proof that babies bring people together!

Former couple Ian Somerhalder and Nina Dobrev, who parted ways earlier this year after several years of dating, were together Tuesday in Atlanta for the birth of his dog Nietzsche's puppies.

And the experience was definitely an eye-opener for the Vampire Diaries costars, even if they no longer have eyes for each other.

"Live from the whelping box In Atlanta! Panting, pushing, contractions – Wow. Make no mistake about it – Ladies rule," he wrote on Tuesday alongside an Instagram photo of himself cuddling the dog, who welcomed eight little ones. "Women of every species blow my mind … Incredible what mamas go through! Love to you mamas – all over the world. Jeez."

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Ian Somerhalder Is Going to Be a Grandpa – Wait, What?! | Ian Somerhalder

The Daily Treat: Ian Somerhalder Is Going to Be a Grandpa – Wait, What?!

Originally posted 10/03/2013 04:15PM

The Somerhalder family is getting even bigger!

A little more than a month since The Vampire Diaries's Ian Somerhalder brought home rescue dog Nietzsche, he took to Instagram on Wednesday to announce that his "new girl" is pregnant and due any day now.

"Preparing for the launch of a whole part of life – being a GRANDFATHER," he wrote. "I've got my hand on a belly with 8 little ones about to explode out into the world."

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The Daily Treat: Meet Ian Somerhalder's 'New Girl' | Ian Somerhalder

UpdatePosted 08/20/2013 05:45PM

The Daily Treat: Meet Ian Somerhalder's 'New Girl'

Originally posted 08/20/2013 12:45PM

More than three months after his split from Nina Dobrev, The Vampire Diaries's Ian Somerhalder seems to have fallen hard – for his new rescue dog.

The actor, 34, introduced his "new girl" over Instagram on Monday, and explained how she unexpectedly came into his life.

"Rescued from traffic near the Vampire Diaries stages just a few hours ago," he wrote, describing the pup as "so smart, so beautiful & charming – all a man could ask for in a girl."

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Are You Nina Dobrev's Type? | Nina Dobrev

Nina Dobrev Wants Brains, Humor and Talent in a New Man

Originally posted 08/06/2013 07:30AM

Attention, guys! If you want to date Nina Dobrev, you'd better be smart, funny and not too vain.

Speaking to September's Cosmopolitan (on sale Aug. 13), Dobrev talks about what she looks for in a man and explains that she prefers relationships to casual dating.

"You either have chemistry or you don't, but a lot of what attracts me is a guy's mind and humor and talent," says the Vampire Diaries star, 24. "I need to get to know all those things before I fall for someone. I'm not a one-night-stand kind of girl. I'm a relationship girl."

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Rough Night? Try These Celebrity Hangover Cures

Rough Night? Try These Celebrity Hangover Cures

Originally posted 05/23/2013 05:00AM

Ian Somerhalder, Matthew Rhys, Mario Batali and more whip up their remedies for the morning after

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Ian Somerhalder Posts Cryptic Tweet Around Time of Nina Dobrev Split | Ian Somerhalder, Nina Dobrev

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Ian Somerhalder Posts Cryptic Tweet Around Time of Nina Dobrev Split

Originally posted 05/10/2013 07:15AM

There doesn't appear to be too public much information behind why Ian Somerhalder and Nina Dobrev split after several years, but a cryptic Tweet may give fans some insight.

Just before a source confirmed to PEOPLE that the Vampire Diaries stars called it quits, Somerhalder, 34, Tweeted, "A THOUGHT FOR TODAY: People change and forget to tell each other. -Lillian Hellman, playwright (1905-1984)."

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Vampire Diaries Costars Ian Somerhalder and Nina Dobrev Split | Ian Somerhalder, Nina Dobrev

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UpdatePosted 05/09/2013 12:00PM

Ian Somerhalder and Nina Dobrev Split

Originally posted 05/09/2013 09:55AM

Love bites.

Vampire Diaries costars Ian Somerhalder and Nina Dobrev have called it quits after dating for several years, PEOPLE has confirmed.

The couple were last seen taking a late-night trip to a cat hospital together last month, with no sign then that their own relationship may have been hurting.

Somerhalder, 34, and Dobrev, 24, kept their romance secret during their early days as a couple, despite evidence that they were together.

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