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Vampire Diaries' Ian Somerhalder Tweets First Pic of Damon in Season 6

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Ian Somerhalder has a bloody good Hump Day treat for Vampire Diaries fans.

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The actor on Wednesday tweeted the first picture of himself in character for the CW drama’s upcoming sixth season, leading fans to speculate about Damon’s future:

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He's back! #DamonSalvatore

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Given his bloody appearance, is it safe to assume Damon will return from [wherever he and Bonnie disappeared to] fairly early in the season? (They’re currently working on Episode 5.) Or will he get a chance to feed while he’s [wherever he and Bonnie disappeared to]?

(Or third option: Did he eat Bonnie?)

“It’s not torturous, but it’s by no means a roller coaster ride of fun,” executive producer Julie Plec recently told TVLine about Damon and Bonnie’s Season 6 whereabouts. “If nothing else, it’s a bit of an existential experience.”


What’s your take on Somerhalder’s selfie? Drop a comment with your best Damon theories below.

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