Ian en Paul hebben een interview gehad met Forbes om hun Bourbonmerk ‘Brother’s Bond’ te promomten, deze verschint officieel op 1 mei.

According to Bacardi Limited’s annual trends report, 70 percent of North American consumers sought out sustainable or eco-friendly spirits brands at the end of 2020. While the upward trend of sustainable demand offers a positive shift in the market for now, all too often trends are just that—a fleeting moment. For Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley, actors, directors, and activists, however, they intend to surpass sustainability with the debut of their bourbon, Brother’s Bond, by supporting regenerative agriculture.

“Building communities around farming and regenerative agriculture is the way to the future,” Somerhalder told Forbes. He explained that in the next decade there’s an opportunity for a great change in agricultural practices as the existing generation passes control to a younger (and by proxy, more progressive-thinking) generation. “We see that as a very powerful and positive thing,” he said. “The companies that are going to create the largest amount of stewardship are the companies with the triple bottom line: people, plant, profit.”

According to a 2020 journal published by MDPI, in comparison to the short-range concepts of sustainability, regenerative practices—including regenerative farming—reflect a holistic world view and aim for thriving living systems, where whole-system health and wellbeing increase continually. The journal furthers Somerhalder’s narrative and adds, “although the advancement of regenerative practices will require fundamental shifts supported by more awareness and education, theoretical and practical development, leadership, empowering communities, and integrating spirituality,” we should focus on regenerative sustainability because it addresses the “root causes of (un)sustainability.”

“Agriculture contributes more to climate change than all the cars on the road and all the planes in the sky, so that is where we make our stand,” Somerhalder emphasized.

The concept of Brother’s Bond originated during the early days of “The Vampire Diaries”—The CW hit series that aired from 2009 to 2017—where Wesley and Somerhalder first met and enacted the roles of the Salvatore brothers. Though Somerhalder (Damon Salvatore) and Wesley (Stefan Salvatore) shared many drams of bourbon on set, they revealed that the brown liquid consumed during the episodes was actually iced tea—so by the end of the day, they were ready for the real deal. Wesley shared, “Not to sound cheesy, but we would bond over bourbon after shooting.”

After 11 years, eight seasons and 171 episodes, Wesley and Somerhalder nurtured a brotherhood offset as conversations over their daily drink spanned from climate change and philanthropy to creating their own bourbon. They said that when filming ended, it was time to combine these recurring topics into a brand that extended beyond the show.

“We’re aware that although [“The Vampire Diaries”] was popular, it’s still finite,” said Wesley. “We want Brother’s Bond to transcend past TV and past our bond to create a community.”
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De afleveringstills van ‘Legacies’ aflevering 3×09 – Do All Malivore Monsters Provide This Level of Emotional Insight? zijn verschenen, ook heeft de CW een achter de schermen foto opgenomen.

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Er zijn enkele nieuwe outtakes verschenen van de fotoshoots van de cast. Waaronder set foto’s van Candice’s en Kayla’s nieuwe fotoshoot voor modemerk ‘Show Me Your Mumu’ die ze afgelopen week hebben gehad.

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http//: John Russo (Cigar & Spirits Magazine) – Behind The Scenes
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Er zijn nieuwe outtakes verschenen van de promotieshoot voor haar wijnmerk Fresh Vine Wine.

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Ian was gisteren te zien in de talkshow The Kelly Clarkson Show om Brother’s Bond te promoten.

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Petyon Alex Smith is gecast in de nieuwe CW serie ‘All American: Homecoming’, een spin-off van één van de zender series. De zogenoemde backdoor-pilot aflevering voor de serie zal dit seizoen nog te zien zijn in ‘All American’. Peyton zal de rol van Damon Sims, een middelbare school student die op nationaal niveau Baseball speelt. Opgegroeid in het zuiden van Chigago verhuisd zijn familie naar een welvarend deel van de stad nadat zijn team betrokken was bij een nationaal schandaal. Zijn hobby voor de sport veranderd in werk door zijn moeder die tevens ook zijn manager is.

Met deze casting is het onwaarschijnlijk dat Peyton’s ‘Legacies’ personage Rafael binnenkort weer een verschijning zal maken in de serie.

The CW has set the cast for its All American planted spinoff headlined by Geffri Maya reprising her All American role as Simone Hicks. Joining her are Peyton Alex Smith (Legacies), Cory Hadrict (The Chi), Kelly Jenrette (The Handmaid’s Tale), Sylverser Powell (90210), Netta Walker (Chicago Fire) and Camille Hyde (Katy Keene).

The backdoor pilot will air as an episode in the current season of All American — which, after eight telecasts, is up double digits is all key demos and is The CW’s most streamed series since its Season 3 premiere.

Written by All American showrunner Nkechi Okoro Carroll and to be directed by Michael Schultz, All American: Homecoming is a young adult sports drama set against the backdrop of the HBCU experience. The show follows a young tennis hopeful from Beverly Hills, Simone Hicks (Maya) and an elite baseball player from Chicago, Damons Sims (Smith) as they contend with the high stakes of college sports, while also navigating the highs, lows and sexiness of unsupervised early adulthood at a prestigious Historically Black College.

Smith’s Damon Sims is a nationally ranked high school baseball prodigy, Damon is originally from the south side of Chicago, but his family moved to an affluent neighborhood shortly after his Little League team was involved in a controversial national scandal. An experience that had more of a long term effect on him than he realized. Baseball, once his number one love, has now become like a job, in part due to his mother-turned-manager.
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Riley is afgelopen week ten huwelijk gevraagd door haar vriend Michael, het stel heeft al sinds oktober 2016 een relatie..

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“This has been 10 years in the making,” Ian Somerhalder tells PEOPLE of the craft bourbon he created with Paul Wesley, Brother’s Bond

Though it’s been four years since Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley last shared the screen as brothers Damon and Stefan Salvatore on The CW drama The Vampire Diaries, the real-life best friends haven’t missed a beat while creating and developing their joint passion project: bourbon.

In this week’s issue of PEOPLE, the duo open about their latest venture, their friendship throughout the years, and whether or not there’s a possibility of reprising their Vampire Diaries roles in the future.

“This has been 10 years in the making,” Somerhalder, 42, says of their craft bourbon Brother’s Bond, which will be available in stores and online May 1. “Our soul is in this bottle.”

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Er zijn nieuwe outtakes verschenen van de promotieshoot van Phoebe’s kledingmerk Lesjour!

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De website heeft na een lange tijd weer een nieuwe lay-out. Ditmaal de fotoshoot die Ian en Paul hadden voor Cigar & Spirits Magazine ter promotie van hun Bourbonmerk ‘Brother’s Bond’

Het plot van ‘Legacies’ aflevering 3×09 Legacies – Episode 3.10 – All’s Well That Ends Well is verschenen.

IMPENDING DOOM – After capturing a new monster at the school, Hope (Danielle Rose Russell) and the Super Squad learn some terrifying news about one of their own. A surprise visit from Lizzie (Jenny Boyd) gives Josie (Kaylee Bryant) some much-needed courage. MG (Quincy Fouse) and Ethan (Leo Howard) team up to help others.

Danielle Rose Russell, Aria Shahghasemi, Jenny Boyd, Quincy Fouse, Peyton Alex Smith, Chris Lee and Ben Levin also star.

Jeffrey Hunt directed the episode written by Thomas Brandon & Price Peterson (#310).

De organisatie KLZ Events heeft de BloodyNightCon Europe conventie die aankomende juni in Brussel, Beglië zou plaatsvinden verzet naar 2022. De conventie waarbij je enkele acteurs uit ‘The Vampire Diaries’, ‘The Originals’ en ‘Legacies’ kunt ontmoeten is verzet door de covid-pandemie, waardoor het niet verantwoord is zo’n groot evenement te organiseren.

De laatst geplande BloodyNightCon Europe zal nu op 8 en 9 juli 2022 plaats vinden, hierdoor zal Steven R. McQueen die eerder aanwezig zou zijn niet meer van de partij. Vooralsnog zullen Paul Wesley, Riley Voelkel, Zach Roerig, Quincy Fouse en Daniel Gillies dan nog wel aanwezig zijn.

Nina is in het geheim al enkele jaren bezig geweest om samen met haar BFF Jilianne Hough een wijnmerk te starten en deze is nu gelanceerd. Samen hebben ze Fresh Vine Wine opgericht en via de website zijn hun eigen Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon en Rosé te koop. De wijn is helaas alleen te koop binnen de VS, zowel online als in enkele winkels. Hopelijk is het ook snel beschikbaar hier :)

Om hun merk te promoten hebben ze interiews gehad met Woman’s Wear Daily, Wine Spectator en Vegnews.Ter promotie van hun nieuwe bedrijf hebben ze natuurlijk een fotoshoot gehad, deze is te bewonderen in de galerij.

Nina: Julianne and I have always bonded over having similar core values and lifestyles. We’re both incredibly busy, but we make it a priority to enjoy life to its fullest and enjoy every moment through connection, laughter, taste and shared experiences. We always had this dream of venturing into the wine industry to create a product that reflects who we are. Using only high quality ingredients and without compromising taste we wanted to make a guilt free wine that compliments active and healthy lifestyles. That to us, is Fresh Vine wine.

Julianne: The very foundation of my friendship with Nina is built upon experiencing and sharing life together, always with a glass of wine in hand. We both lead very active and physical lifestyles, with a holistic approach, so we wanted to make a product that not only complimented our lives but was also still of premium quality and impeccable taste. Looking into the (hopefully!) short term future, when the world is able to physically connect once again, wine will still be at the center of it all bringing people together, especially our high-quality premium wine varietals at Fresh Vine Wines.

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