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Ian Somerhalder: Genesis Awards Recipient!

Ian Somerhalder: Genesis Awards Recipient!

Ian Somerhalder smooches Uggie the dog (from The Artist) on the red carpet of the 26th Genesis Awards on Saturday (March 24) at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 33-year-old actor and animal activist was presented with the Wyler Award. Ian tweeted a picture of his award with the caption, “Sleeping next to me tonight…”

The Genesis Awards recognize celebrities who raise public awareness about animal issues. The awards ceremony is put on by the Humane Society of the United States.

Previous honorees include Anderson Cooper, Ellen DeGeneres, and Oprah Winfrey. Congrats, Ian!

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Credit: JB Lacroix; Photos: Getty
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  • aerin

    good heart, god-given looks…damn he’s so handsome..

  • Sarah Rose

    Aw! So happy for Ian. He has such a good heart and works tirelessly to help and protect animals. Love the guy!

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  • Elle

    Uggie deserves his own tag.

  • Gossipgirl

    A wonderful cause by two cutie pies (Ian and Uggie)!

  • Teri

    Well at east he dressed decently for a change. Is he ever going to come out?

  • Alia san

    33 0_0

  • natalie

    Men who are kind to animals are sexy. Which makes Ian off-the-charts sexy!
    Love the pic of him kissing the dog, sweet!

  • bibi

    he need to stop with the smirk, can he smile like a normal guy

  • Vetra

    He needs to jump start his career. Flopped in the movies. He needs to look for something that gets him out of the CW.

  • Susan

    Super gorgeous!! Awesome man with a golden HEART! No wonder he is soo loved by many ♥

  • Melanie

    Congratulations!! Well deserved Award, he is so kind-hearted and sweet! And him beeing easy on the eyes doesn’t hurt either! Sexyyy

  • eerie.

    Awww Uggie is so cute

  • elfs-stilettos

    I would smooch them both!

  • crufts

    Fantastic show, love the dog.