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Ian Somerhalder Bares Buff Arms at SXSW Festival Lounge

Ian Somerhalder Bares Buff Arms at SXSW Festival Lounge

Ian Somerhalder shows off his buff biceps in a tight black tee while attending the Funny or Die Clubhouse + Facebook Pop-Up HQ held during the 2014 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival on Saturday (March 8) in Austin, Tex.

The 35-year-old Vampire Diaries actor, who met up with Kevin Bacon at the event, held a Q&A on his Facebook page while visiting the lounge that afternoon.

“Thank you for this experience everyone! And thank you Facebook for making it possible. You all inspire me… This was amazing dialogue, to keep it alive and follow RYOT and Ian Somerhalder Foundation!!” Ian wrote after the Q&A was over.

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Credit: Jonathan Leibson; Photos: Getty
Posted to: 2014 SXSW Festival, Ian Somerhalder

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  • Amy

    Ian, please put on some weight, you’re too skinny. You looked perfect in Season 1 of TVD.

  • Nini

    Love him in his ISF shirts. I would have loved to participate in asking questions but I’m not on Facebook. :(

  • http://justjared taylor

    Attention seeker

  • Gina

    @taylor:
    Why? Is he filming himself crying on the couch instead of grieving privately? Trying to get his RYOT message out there and seeking attention for personal one ups are two different things.

  • http://justjared Ana

    He literally looks like a joker here lol so old and ugly

  • Emilia

    IAN ROCKS!!!!!!!

    @Ana: oh just shut up if you don’t have anything nice to say! Why waste your Time looking at his pics? Why waste your Time writing a comment? Sorry but you haters are pathetic. Go get a life!

  • Kate

    I love Ian, he’s by far the best and most down to Earth celeb ever! He really cares about his Fans! And he’s hot!!!!

  • Kahlan

    I’ve never seen a man as handsome and awesome as he is. He’s too good to be true. So sad I missed his Q&A tho :(

  • Sandra

    He’s AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Helen

    He’s so inspiring and awesome! I’m really proud of him, he’s my Idol and the best I could ever ask for! Go Ian, we love you <3

  • Helen

    @Nini: same but I live so far away and Timezones suck :(

  • Tom

    Awesome Man, we need more People like him! I have to admit at the beginning I thought he’s just good looking but he’s so much more.

    @taylor: for caring about his Fans? Nah dude your Argument is invalid.

  • Fiona

    He looks gorgeous, love his Hair like that! Messy and sexy *-*

  • Zoey

    HE IS THE BEST! OMG I LOVE HIM

  • Kristina

    Oh this man…
    When it`s weekend for everyone he keeps working to make the world the better place& talks with fans and with it still looks like the God.
    All respect for you Ian!

  • http://justjared sana

    who is he???

  • Kelly

    Ian`s fans are so lucky!
    Unlike other celebrities even his weekends are full of work. And he always has time for his fans. Isn`t it amazing?

  • Ian rocks

    He’s not only gorgeous on the outside, he also has a very big Heart. I’ve never seen a celebrity who cares so much about his fans like he does. He’s amazing and I’m proud to be his Fan.

  • Kate

    Just saying:
    If you don`t like someone, you don`t spend time to comment every article about him. It means that he is more intresting for you than your own idols and your own life. Pathetic right?
    Everytime you go to write bad things about him, it looks like you wanna sleep with him, but he doesn`t like you, so you are mad

  • Lena

    Aww kids don`t be jealous, one day your idol will give a crap of you (maybe) and you will stop being that mean

  • Mel

    @Kate: THIS! THE POWER OF IAN! Everyone is obsessed with him, and how could you not? Look at him, he’s ridiculously good looking, PLUS he’s an amazing Human being!

  • http://justjared sam

    He only wants to get attention in media,he compaign so hard for fifty shades but he lost it POOR IAN His career is over….not a good actor at all .i quit to watch tvd bc of him

  • Kate

    @Mel IKR?
    People just ignore anything about him because he is the full package: Good-looking, talanted, humble…

  • http://justjared vanessa

    Ian wore so much make up on his face he looked scary to me LOL

  • Kate

    Also it`s so cute that people can`t find anything bad in the article. I mean whar`s bad here? Guy cares about his fans and planet so they insult him for his face and age :D
    Kids, it`s not everything. When you will grow up, you will understand

  • Floh

    He rocks my World! <33333333333

  • Floh

    @sam: then why are you still here? Jealous much??? You and your stupid comments make me laugh.

  • Proud Somerholic

    Ian never fails to surprise me. Always looks good, always does somerthing good, and comments are awesome. Haters give Ian a lot of fame
    THANK YOU HATERS)

  • Ian ROCKS!!

    Everything is about Ian and nothing hurts! WOOHOOO ;)))))))

  • stacy

    STOPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPP SMIRKINGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG

  • angel

    D-actor. At least his acting

  • Gabi

    Ian Somerhalder is sooooo sexy! Holy shit <3

  • Valeria

    Ian is pure Sex, I really wish I could meet him some Day

  • uglyian

    He is so old and worst actor! Paul and Nina better!!!

  • Andrea

    Kevin Bacon looks younger than Ian!!!

  • Ian is the best

    Haters only make Ian more popular, do you even realize that? The CW does not read comments, they only look how much People care to comment!!!

    @uglyian: first: learn how to spell! Second: why are you trying so hard to convince yourself that they are better? You have some serious issues.

  • Andrea

    I was trying to say Ian looks younger than Kevin Bacon. Sorry :)

  • Hillary

    They are both hotties but Ian is out of this World handsome <3

  • Andrea

    @Andrea: No, Kevin Bacon looks younger than Ian!

  • Andrea

    @Andrea: No, Kevin Bacon looks younger than Ian!

  • Ute

    @Ian is the best: exactely! So “haters” you are wasting your Time! Go and support your own Idol instead. ( If there is anything to “love” about them! lol )

  • Andrea

    @Andrea: no Ian Somerhalder looks younger than Kevin Bacon!

  • Andrea

    @Andrea:
    shut up, Kevin Bacon looks younger than Ian!

  • Dani

    OMG GUYS STOP IT! So ridiculous! Ian is a young, hot and very handsome man who does a lot for his Fans and the World. So if you’re being disrespectful do it somewhere else!! We don’t want your negativity here! Ian and Kevin both rock :)

  • Lily

    Kevin Bacon looks younger than Ian!

  • Ian is HOT

    @Andrea: he does not. End of Story

  • Ian is HOT

    STOP CHANGING YOUR NAME you coward!!

  • Jenna

    “Thank you for this experience everyone! And thank you Facebook for making it possible. You all inspire me… This was amazing dialogue, to keep it alive and follow RYOT and Ian Somerhalder Foundation!!” Ian wrote after the Q&A was over.” HE IS AWESOME! LOVE YOU IAN AND THANKS FOR EVERYTHING

  • Frieda

    So bummed I missed it! OMG :(

  • Sissi

    IAN IS SOOOOOOOOOO HOT AND SEXY AND HANDSOME AND AWESOME!!!!!! LOVE HIM SO MUCH :)))))))))

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