is one of those characters that most people love to hate, or that they just plain hate. And in all fairness, he has done quite a lot in his exceptionally long lifetime to earn everyone's ire. He is the very first villain that The Vampire Diaries
ever had, and although he had his moments of charm and appeal, he usually buffered all of those moments with monstrously, unforgivably awful behavior.
But if there is anything that can be said about Damon Salvatore as a character, it's that he very rarely cried over spilled milk. Even when he commits the worst of his atrocities, he doesn't tend to internalize it or feel a lot of shame about being the bad boy. There are many instances of his shamelessness, but these are the 10 most egregious examples.