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So, maybe chivalry isn't dead after all.
Ian Somerhalder earned some major boyfriend brownie points by lashing out against online trolls who have been bashing his new lady love, Nikki Reed. It seems some so-called fans aren't too pleased with the romance and have been posting mean comments about Reed on Somerhalder's Instagram account.
This weekend, the Vampire Diaries star decided he'd had enough.
"You HATE NIKKI REED?" he posted in the comments section. "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.
"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."
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