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Originally posted 05/12/2011 12:30PM
Heidi Montag is no stranger to the spotlight. From opening up about plastic surgery to sharing her friend and relationship woes on The Hills, the reality starlet has been anything but shy when it comes to airing her drama.
Now, almost a year after the series finale of the show that made her a household name, Montag, 24, wants to take a different route to reality TV.
"From now on, I'm going to keep my life a little more private," Montag told PEOPLE at the grand opening of Lemon Basket restaurant in West Hollywood, where she promoted her latest project, VH1's Famous Food. "I think I was just doing The Hills for so long and I just needed a break [from Hollywood]. Plus, I enjoy my privacy."
Originally posted 04/05/2011 05:15PM
This may become one crowded kitchen.
Jake Pavelka, Danielle Staub, Heidi Montag and other reality alumni are all going into the food business together for an upcoming series that places some big personalities under heavy pressure, PEOPLE has learned.
"They are revamping a restaurant from the ground up," says a source on the set of the new reality series, slated to air on VH1. "They started shooting this past weekend."
Originally posted 03/04/2011 03:15PM
Heidi Montag is no stranger to the cameras – or controversy – but she's not checking into Dr. Drew Pinsky's Celebrity Rehab for pill addiction.
"No, I'm not joining the cast,” she tells PEOPLE exclusively, shooting down a report that claims the former Hills star was dropped off at treatment two days ago and is sharing a room with Real Housewives of D.C. star Michaele Salahi on Rehab.
"I'm actually on my way to see Just Go With It for the first time," she says, finally getting to see her feature film debut. (Montag has a cameo in the Jennifer Aniston, Adam Sandler flick).
Originally posted 02/14/2011 03:35PM
Knives in his eyes? When it comes to Heidi Montag, Bravo's Andy Cohen admits he went a little overboard.
"There had been so many rumors going on about the Housewives last week, I think I was at the tipping point, basically," Cohen told PEOPLE at the Prabal Gurung show as part of New York Fashion Week recently. "I guess I got a little carried away."
It may not have been the apology that Montag, who had Tweeted that she wanted to join the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, was looking for after calling Cohen's comments "tasteless" and "hurtful and completely unnecessary.
But the Bravo executive says he has more than enough drama on his plate with his current slate of Housewives.
Originally posted 02/11/2011 06:10PM
Andy Cohen struck a nerve when he said Thursday that he'd rather "stab ... knives into my own eyes" than have Heidi Montag join The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
"Andy's tasteless remarks were hurtful and completely unnecessary," Montag tells PEOPLE. "I was simply being playful. I'm well aware I'm not the right demo for that show, but Andy Cohen took it to a malicious place. I have always been a fan of the Housewives franchise and I don't appreciate being bullied."
The harsh comments came from Cohen during his Watch What Happens Live late night talk show. Cohen also called Montag "delusional," for a Tweet that implied that she was in talks to appear on Real Housewives.
Originally posted 02/11/2011 01:00PM
She got plastic surgery and can deal with drama and reality TV cameras but it looks like Heidi Montag won't be going from The Hills to The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills any time soon.
On Tuesday, Montag Tweeted, "Watch out Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Here comes Heidi," and linked to an online report that said she and husband Spencer Pratt were in talks with producers to possibly join the Real Housewives franchise.
But Watch What Happens Live host, Bravo executive and Real Housewives whisperer Andy Cohen finds the idea preposterous.
Originally posted 01/28/2011 09:15AM
Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt have been keeping a low profile lately – but you haven't heard the last of the dynamic duo.
A year after the debut of her album Superficial, Montag has released "Heartbeat," a synthesized dance tune.
"Touch me," she sings. "Let me know. Touch me. I don’t need. You enjoy myself. Enjoy myself to the music. Heartbeat."
Originally posted 11/15/2010 04:50PM
This time it's not just reality, it's for real.
After calling his made-for-TV Hills marriage ceremony "a nightmare," Spencer Pratt, along with wife Heidi Montag have said "I do" for what they call their first "real" wedding.
"It's just me and my bride on a little secret beach with nobody else, and it's just about her," Pratt tells Entertainment Tonight of their vow renewal, which took place Sunday at a beachfront house in Carpenteria, Calif. "Last time it was about everything else, it was about drama, it was about ratings."
Originally posted 11/12/2010 04:30PM
Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt's Hills wedding was portrayed on TV like a fairytale.
With blessings from the parents, and Montag's adored ex-bestie Lauren Conrad in tow, the reality couple's nuptials seemingly couldn't have gone better.
But, says the duo, like their so-called divorce, the emotions that came across during their wedding episode were all "fake." Now the couple plan to renew their vows and get a fresh start at married life.
Originally posted 11/09/2010 08:00PM
It's been a year of challenges for Heidi Montag's mom Darlene Egelhoff.
Aside from her estranged relationship with Montag since February, the mother of three and her husband, Tim, also now face an immense financial hurdle.
Timberlines, a popular restaurant featured on The Hills and owned by Egelhoff and her husband in Montag's hometown of Crested Butte, Colo., recently went out of business after a 21-year run.
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