Our guess is that “Vampire Diaries” star Paul Wesley probably already knew he was gonna win the Male Breakout Star award at the Teen Choice Awards when we caught up with him before the show taped on Sunday (Aug 8).

That could explain why he was acting all cool and collected when he was text messaging (“cliched”, he admitted) on the carpet.

Paul teased us about what’s going on with his character (a lot of “growth,” getting “tougher”)  and the show (Catherine is back, werewolves are a-coming), and what a great time he’s having and how it’s changed his life dramatically.

]]>Ian [Sommerhalder] and Nina [Dobrev],” he explains. Follow Zap2it and Elizadish on Twitter and Zap2it on Facebook for the latest TV, movie and celebrity news Video credits: Elizabeth Snead

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