Congratulations are in order! Our very own Ian Somerhalder is declared Perez Hilton’s Shirtless Celeb Showdown winner!

Us TVD-ers had no doubt in our minds that Ian would take the gold, but I will admit that the competition was fierce. The ab-bearing challengers included Joe Manganiello, Chris Evans, Zac Efron, Chris Hemsworth, Channing Tatum and more. 

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Although the list of shirtless man-meat gives me goosebumps, no one compares to our Ian.

Let us take a moment to remember the steamy moments we have shared with Mr. Smolderhalder… try not to drool on your keyboards 😉

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Credit: The CW

The Murder of One

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*Sigh*… that was fun! Congrats, Ian!

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