Chase Crawford + Ian Somerhalder — Dead Ringers?
If only to prove that all actors on The CW network are essentially interchangeable, here’s a side-by-side look at ‘Gossip Girl’ heartthrob Chase Crawford and ‘The Vampire Diaries‘ heartthrob Ian Somerhalder. What do you? Do we rest our case, or do we rest our case?
When you break it down, all male leads in any CW show match the following criteria — tall(-ish), chiseled, 0% body hair and a signature smirk. Prime examples are Jared Padalecki in ‘Supernatural,’ Stephen Amell in ‘Arrow,’ Jay Bunyan in ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ and (oh look!) Chase Crawford in ‘Gossip Girl’ and Ian Somerhalder in ‘The Vampire Diaries.’ One exception to the rule is Thomas Dekker from ‘The Secret Circle,’ but that got canceled after one season!