Wesley avoids topless scene

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iol pic tonight Paul Wesley AFP Actor Paul Wesley.

Paul Wesley tries to get topless scenes written out of 'The Vampire Diaries'.

The 30-year-old actor - who plays male protagonist Stefan Salvatore in the supernatural drama series - doesn't enjoy being filmed half-naked for the show, and he would prefer it if Ian Somerhalder (Damon Salvatore) would be the only star who has to act nude in the programme.

He said: “I try and get those scenes written out! I did a lot in season one, was constantly working out and eating healthily. But I understand some scenes need nudity.

“Ian has to walk around naked non-stop, so I let him carry the baton!”

While Paul enjoys the banter between himself and Ian - who portray vampire brothers in the series - he is glad he doesn't have a male sibling in real life because he would always be fighting with him over girls.

He added: “No way. I wouldn't want to have to fight over girls with them. I wouldn't like the competition.”

For his next role, Paul admits he would be keen to portray an older character.

He explained: “I wouldn't mind playing a human. As I'm 30, any role where I'm not eternally stuck in the body of a 17 year old, really.” - Bang ShowBiz


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