1. Ian Somerhalder
In The Vampire Diaries, Damon is the bad boy with blue eyes, and his brother Stefan is the sad boy with brown ones. Without this distinction, there’s nothing but confusion and a surprising amount of Confederate soldiers.
2. Zooey Deschanel
Who’s that girl? It’s… Zooey Deschanel with brown eyes? Get out of here! The Queen of Twee needs her blue eyes as much or more than her iconic bangs. How else will she enchant her male roommates and the rest of America??
3. Alexandra Daddario
Have you seen White Lotus? Basically, this woman is on her honeymoon and having second thoughts about her douche husband. This storyline rests on the fact that it’s so surprising that her eyes are so blue and enormous when her hair is dark.
4. Alexis Bledel
On Gilmore Girls, Rory and Lorelai are mother-and-daughter blue bloods with blue eyes. And thank god for that. With brown eyes, this iconic bookworm could never make the jump from nerdy to nerdy-but-beautiful!
5. Jesse Williams
Grey’s Anatomy is on. Lives are on the line! Chasing Cars is playing! A tear drips out of… brown eyes? Get real!
5. Joe Biden
This one speaks for itself. America loves those baby blues! Joe Biden originally became a Democrat because the blue ties brought his eyes out so nicely.