Already have an account?
Get back to the

Ian Somerhalder Recalls His Most Romantic, Over-the-Top Date Ever!

1330972282_ian somerhalder article 1

Ian Somerhalder sure knows how to make a girl feel special!

The Vampire Diaries actor, 33, once flew to Paris simply for a lunch date. “Flying across the ocean for one meal was pretty awesome,” Somerhalder tells the April issue of Glamour. “It paid off!”

Related: PHOTOS: Famous vampires through the years

(Though Somerhalder wouldn’t say who the lucky girl was, he was spotted sharing a romantic meal in the City of Lights with girlfriend and costar Nina Dobrev, 23, in May 2011.)

ian somerhalder glamour

Despite his bad boy alter-ego on The CW, Somerhalder admits he’s much more chivalrous in real life. “If you are respectful and nice and charming to a woman, it’s a better approach,” the actor explains. “And I don’t know what women want. No one knows what women want!”

Related: PHOTOS: Steamy on-set romances

Perhaps Somerhalder is being too modest. “He always has a positive outlook and positive energy, and he’s always happy,” Dobrev told Us Weekly in 2011. “He is a glass-half-full kind of guy, not half-empty.”

In this article

Got a Tip form close button
Got a tip for US?
We're All Ears for Celebrity Buzz!