Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt
11/25/2008 at 03:45 PM EST
Congratulations from stunned friends and colleagues have been pouring in for Heidi Montag
and Spencer Pratt after The Hills
"I am surprised and not surprised at the same time," Hills
costar Audrina Patridge
tells PEOPLE. "They obviously adore each other and are very committed to one another. Heidi and Spencer seem like the types who would want a lavish wedding full of friends and family. I do think it's very romantic that they eloped."
And Whitney Port, who will appear in a New York-based spin-off of The Hills
next year, tells Extra
: "Congratulations to them. I think it's great if that's what they're ready to do. Good for them."
The couple not only kept the Nov. 20 ceremony secret from friends and family, but also tied the knot outside the presence of MTV's cameras, though the development will be explored when The Hills
goes back into production.
"MTV wishes Heidi and Spencer the best and can't wait to share their special moment with The Hills
fans later this season," MTV said in a statement.
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