If you think celebrities don’t read their social media comments, think again. Ian Somerhalder certainly does and he fought back when two followers used his Instagram account to attack his girlfriend, Nikki Reed.
The Vampire Diaries actor responded at length to the haters who wrote negative comments about the Twilight actress on a photo about his upcoming season on the CW show. While most of the offending comments have been removed, one follower whose comment still remains on his account wrote, “Can you stop displaying your nasty relationship in public thanks!”
Somerhalder decided to stand up for his woman and he hit back with choice words to the offenders.
He said, “You HATE NIKKI REED? Really? Do you know her? Hmmmm, I’m not sure that you do. Look on her Instagram feed or twitter and all you will see is a compassionate and beautiful human being. Please put your negative energy elsewhere. You don’t even know the person you’re talking about.”
He didn’t stop there. The CW star continued, “Do you care about me? Ask yourself that question. What’s the answer? Is it yes? If it is—then please be happy for me. Stop this nonsense—you’re spreading horrible energy into the world. Do some research of the person you say sucks or you HATE. You’ll find that she’s a magical person doing great things in the world.”
Somerhalder is truly a man who loves his girlfriend because he summed up, “I’m sickened and saddened by the fans’ response to all this. Many fans have stood up people like you and tried to empower you with some compassion. If we all thought a little or [learned] a little about people before we spoke about them, the world wouldn’t be so upside down and in the worst place in history. If you hate Nikki then you must hate me…That’s sad. Have an amazing day!”
Reed is one lucky girl.