Lauren Conrad, Audrina Patridge, Whitney Port and Heidi Montag from "The Hills."M. Tran / FilmMagicThe addictive "Laguna Beach" spinoff, which ran from 2006 to 2010, initially chronicled the stays of Conrad and pals Heidi Montag, Audrina Patridge and Whitney Port, a quartet of 20-somepoints with enviable teeth, glamorous career aspirations and also questionable taste in men. Later seasons witnessed the exit of Conrad and also arrival of "Laguna" alum Kristen Cavallari, among other casting transforms.

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We"ll admit the distinct made us pretty nostalgic (*sheds mascara tear*) — below are seven tidbits we learned from Conrad.

1. Her seemingly chill paleas weren"t shocked by any of her antics on the show.

"If you"re gonna do reality tv, tell your paleas stuff, bereason they‘re going to uncover out," Conrad advised. Her dad, Jim, added, "We have actually a pretty open up partnership with Lauren anymeans and also we"re not judgmental and we do not tell her what to perform and also what not to do. We didn"t desire her to be afrhelp to tell us anything, really.”

2. Confrontation wasn"t required, however it was "encouraged."

"Generally if you have a fight through your frifinish, you don’t pick up your phone for a few weeks," Conrad described. "But as soon as you have a scene scheduled with them 2 days later, you have to talk about it.” She later included, “I think the difference between fighting via Heidi and fighting with some of the various other girls is that Heidi was my ideal frifinish."

Lauren Conrad is coming back to MTV for "The Hills: That Was Then, This Is Now" 10th Anniversary SpecialMTV3. Producers had an eerie talent for predicting the cast"s habits.

5. Conrad is grateful "The Hills" existed before social media as we now recognize it.

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“Thank God that back then it was simply personal encounters in the comments area. This was prior to anyone had social media. There was no Twitter, tright here was no Instagram, there was no ‘everybody’s acquired an opinion and also wants you to hear it.’ It was simply a really tiny thing. And even that was a lot. So we couldn’t perform it now.”

Lauren Conrad is coming ago to MTV for "The Hills: That Was Then, This Is Now" 10th Anniversary SpecialMTV6. Conrad’s husband, William Tell, has never before viewed the present.

“We were in a hotel somewhere and also I was obtaining prepared so he was flipping channels and also was favor, ‘Oh, it’s you!’ Of all scenes for him to pick, it was us in a club. William was prefer ‘nope’ and also just readjusted the channel, like ‘Don’t desire to understand that you!’”