On a show like The Vampire Diaries, there's never a shortage of eye candy lying around. Stefan… Matt… Tyler… Alaric… these are all, without a doubt, extremely attractive men. But I'd be lying if I said any of them come even remotely close to the allure I feel toward Ian Somerhalder's Damon Salvatore. Honestly, it should be illegal for someone to be this good-looking. But if you thought Damon by himself was appealing, can you imagine what it would be like if there were two of him? In other words, what if Damon had a TVD doppelgänger? Just think of how great that would be! And the best part is that this is totally not out of the realm of possibility.
I mean, we're talking about a show that's had multiple doppelgänger character arcs throughout the years, first with Elena and Katherine, then again with Stefan and Silas. Why not let Damon in on a little piece of that action? Granted, keeping track of too many doppelgängers might hurt my brain a little, but if it means doubling the amount of Smolderholders on my television screen then I say bring it on. With that in mind, I thought it would be fun to go ahead and picture what this Damon Doppelgänger TVD world would look like if it ever actually came to fruition. You know, besides just a whole lot of swooning.
There Could Be One Damon For Each TVD-Universe Series
Um, hello. If The Originals had a Damon Doppelgänger and The Vampire Diaries had a Damon, you'd get the Smolderholder twice a week all season long. Can you say "heaven"?
Bourbon Would Be In Short Supply
We all know how much Damon loves his bourbon, so it goes without saying that the Mystic Falls liquor store would have a tough time keeping any in stock with these two around. If he had a double in New Orleans, watch out Bourbon Street. On the plus side, though, business would be booming.
Shirtless Scenes Would Be A Bi-Weekly Occurrence
Assuming his doppelgänger shares Damon's love of baths and drunken dance parties (which, let's not kid ourselves, is pretty much a requirement).
Elena Would Officially Be The Luckiest Girl In The World
Can you say, threesome?
There'd Be Even More Sarcasm
Because a sassy Damon double is my favorite kind of Damon double.
Team Delena & Team Me + Damon Would Both Be Happy
It's basically the best of both worlds. Sure, faux-Damon would probably have a different personality than the Damon we know, but still. When it comes in a package this pretty, you don't complain. You just say "thank you."
It Could Allow Somerhalder To Stretch His Acting Chops
For all we know, this version could have a new hairstyle, a new supernatural identity (like being a witch or werewolf), and maybe, if we're really lucky, he could even have an ACCENT. It'd be like combining Klaus and Damon's best qualities into one perfect male specimen, which I am all about.
They'd Probably Melt Our Televisions
Face it, the small screen is just not equipped enough to handle so much hotness.
The World Itself Would Basically Implode
A small sacrifice, though, considering what we'd be getting out of it.
Let's turn this dream into a reality. Because, the way I see it, there's simply no such thing as too much Ian Somerhalder.
I rest my case.