According to IMDB, “Vampire Diaries” actor Ian Somerhalder is of French, English, Irish, and Choctaw descent:

His father, Robert Somerhalder, a building contractor, was of French and English descent. His mother, Edna, who grew up on a pig farm in Mississippi, has English and Irish ancestry, and is said to have Choctaw roots.

Some of Somerhalder’s Twitter followers are just baffled:

Or angry in a not-at-all racist way:

No word on exactly what happened at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, but American Airlines is on it.


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