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‘The Hills’ Alternate Ending Revealed: Did Lauren Conrad Return?

Fri, August 9, 2013 12:06pm EDT by Andy Swift 10 Comments
The Hills Alternate Ending
Courtesy of MTV

Just when you thought L.C. was over ‘The Hills,’ the true star came back for one last hurrah.

Even the most die-hard fans of The Hills knew the reality series was faker than Heidi Montag‘s boobs, but no one expected MTV to end the show’s six-season run by confirming that fact with a little wink-nod to the audience! As you may remember, the final scene — featured Brody Jenner and Kristin Cavallari‘s dramatic goodbye — ended with a slow zoom-out, revealing the entire show to have been filmed on a Hollywood set!

Now, more than three years later, MTV has aired an alternate ending to the series. So prepare to have your LC-loving mind blown.

‘The Hills’ Alternate Ending

Most of the episode, shown Aug. 9 as part of MTV’s “Retro MTV” block, was the same as it originally aired — except for the final minute.

After saying “goodbye” to Kristin, Brody returned to his condo to find — wait for it — Lauren Conrad!

Yes, good ol’ L.C. — who left the series after the fourth season — came back for one last hurrah. Brody tells her he was “just saying goodbye to a friend,” to which she replies, “It’s hard to say goodbye.”


All that was missing was L.C.’s trademark black mascara tear.

WATCH: ‘The Hills’ Alternate Ending

HollywoodLifers, what did you think of The Hills‘ alternate ending? Drop a comment with your review below!

— Andy Swift

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  3. Kristin Cavallari Designed Her Own Wedding Shoes: Get Them Here