Ian Somerhalder: Thanksgiving Is About Family, Not Discount Shopping

Celebrity News Nov. 24, 2011 AT 10:19AM
Ian Somerhalder: Thanksgiving Is About Family, Not Discount Shopping Credit: Jeff Vespa/Getty Images

Don't expect to see Ian Somerhalder lining up at midnight to score some of this season's best shopping deals.

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The 32-year-old Vampire Diaries star wished his Twitter followers a "happy Thanksgiving" late Wednesday night, though he also vented his frustration with what's become of the holiday.

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"What I'm not grateful for is the midnight black Friday crap," he wrote. "Thousands of families are missing out on family time."

The actor -- currently dating his costar Nina Dobrev -- added that "stores should be ashamed."

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"Family is all we have, the foundation of our country and our world," he explained. "Just my two cents. It may not matter, but I said it."

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