Christmas has come early! Spencer Pratt and Heidi Montag are BACK, but a seemingly more humbled version of their once-egomaniacal selves. Last night, E! aired the special, “Heidi & Spencer: After Shock” (trailer above), which tells the Speidi story in the couple’s own words, including where they’ve been since they fell off the radar a couple years ago. In short, the producers of “The Hills,” which made the couple famous, convinced them to act like total dickweeds, then the fame went to their heads, they spent all of their money, tried everything to get it back, and have now realized none of it was worth it. Away from the limelight, they have realized what’s important — and that is setting the record straight by doing a special on E! and trying to improve their public image so Spencer will give Heidi a baby. Keep reading »
Remember little crystal monster Spencer Pratt? The “Hills” villain and his equally irrelevant wife, Heidi Montag, have faded away into obscurity, after trying so very hard to build reality TV careers. The couple is celebrating Pratt’s b-day on August 31 as any loving couple would: With a sponsored birthday party at Crazy Horse Gentleman’s Club in Las Vegas (a strip club so classy they offer a number to call for free limo rides). But in anticipation of the big day, Heidi made a very special birthday cake for Spencer, featuring some of Spencer’s favorite things. They are, in no particular order: “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” Cool Dude Sun, soccer balls, Nintendo controllers, puppies, LEGOs, karate-chopping palm trees, and girls with big boobs. So basically, Spencer Pratt is a 12-year-old who’s really into toys. Congratulations on your husband, Heidi. [Heidi Montag]
“The Hills” is long gone, but the faux reality memories live on. In this newly released alternate ending, we get a different “choose your own adventure” conclusion. This time, Brody says goodbye to Kristen and hello to Lauren. And Lauren? She smiles and laughs in a kind of evil way. It’s possible that this was actually the intended final message — Lauren Conrad is a bitch you just don’t wanna mess with? What do you think? Which ending do you prefer? [MTV]
Remember Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt, the hydra-headed beast that terrorized Lauren Conrad, Brody Jenner and America during the mid-oughts via their appearances on “The Hills” and “I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here”? Well, guess what? Despite going broke after spending all their money on crystals, plastic surgery and pre-Mayan Apocalypse tomfoolery (really), these two jackals are back. With guns. The now-bankrupt pair say that they keep guns in their California home in order to protect themselves from crazy fans that may break in. Which, HAHA, Speidi fans. The pair were recently featured in a UK documentary, appropriately titled “Speidi: Scandal, Secrets And Surgery,” where they bragged about their well-stocked gun room.
“I didn’t feel safe especially with crazed fans and stalkers out there but if somebody broke into our home, this is the only thing that could actually save my life,” said Heidi, while Spencer boasted that though England was an “amazing country,” his gun arsenal was proof of “the amazing laws in America.”
The pair are set to appear on a second season of the UK’s “I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here,” because the British have apparently not reached their Speidi quota. Okay, what’s going on over in England? [Daily Mail UK]
I can’t quite tell you why, but I was pretty darn addicted to MTV’s “Laguna Beach” and “The Hills,” and, to a lesser degree, “The City.” Nothing ever actually happened on these shows and the conversations and “characters” were basically the opposite of fascinating, but maybe it was their incredible blandness that made it hard to turn away. I think I am going overboard trying to justify this particular habit — I just like TV that temporarily lobotomizes me. Artist Karin Bubas is probably on my wavelength, because she’s created these portraits of “The Hills” stars at their most, um, poignant. I kind of dig the soft focus glow of them — they remind me of the ’80s Sweet Valley High book covers. I’m not saying I’m planning on buying one, but if someone gave me the drawing of Lauren with the single mascara-tainted tear stain on her cheek, I would make a space on my wall for it. [Karin Bubas via Buzzfeed]
“At that point, we were pulling our last cards. We felt the hot-air balloon losing its gas. And at that stage, our income would be selling the photo that would go along with the divorce. … What we learned is: You can be too famous … We were all getting paid to be people we weren’t for so long that you stop—there’s no line. The gauge is gone. The gray area is gone … What real job—what political world—would want Spencer Pratt, with the stigma I’ve attached to my name?”
—Spencer Pratt and Heidi Montag talk to The Daily Beast about life now that their 15 minutes of fame have fully elapsed. In the piece, Spencer fully admits that he and Heidi made themselves into villains on “The Hills” and that they faked their breakup just to get a little press. And yet, he seems to have some remorse about the whole thing. Which makes me almost feel sorry for him.
Until I read the quote after the jump. Keep reading »
So, Heidi Montag, Jake Pavelka, and Danielle Staub walk into a bar. No, sadly, this is not a joke. Apparently, this is a new reality TV show. The three were in Los Angeles filming the series today and were photographed around a lunch table together. We have no idea what exactly the show will be, especially considering that the only thing uniting these three is that fact that they were controversy lightening rods on “The Hills,” “The Bachelor,” and “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” respectively. Maybe they’ll team up to fight crime? Or perhaps this is a new-fangled “Three’s Company”? Or a porno? Your guess is as good as mine. But, gulp, we will be watching. [Hollywood Hiccups, Daily Mail] Keep reading »