ByJordan Leech, writer at
Jordan Leech

While we wait for the second half of the fifth season of The Vampire Diaries to get started, news has arrived that a new vampire student named Luke will arrive on this scene.

Regarding the new character, the International Business Times reports:

According to E! Online, the new student will be spending some time with Caroline. But don’t jump to conclusions about Luke becoming the blonde vampire’s new love interest. The site teases that “handsome and sarcastic” Luke is gay

Proof that differing sexual preferences exist within the undead jugular junkie community as well. Though this is a first for The Vampire Diaries, it is certainly not a first for the largely vampire universe:

Not the first gay vampire.

It will be nice to finally get some definitive and diverse representation on the show. I wait to see the character's personality up close and personal.

(Source: eonline via ibtimes)

What do you think of this news? Bold new step for The Vampire Diaries?


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