The Hills may no longer be alive if producers don’t find a replacement for Lauren Conrad, 23!
“They wanted Audrina [Patridge] but that fell through,” a show insider tells OK!, adding that they met with Laguna Beach alums, including Kristin Cavallari, 22, but “she asked for a dream salary twice as large as LC’s.”
“Better to have one successful show than two sinking ships!” says the insider. But MTV reps counter, “The City will return this summer with a dynamic new season.”
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“They will return for season five,” MTV reps say. “We are working with them to develop new concepts.”
Since signing with Survivor producer Mark Burnett, LC’s former BFF, 23, hopes for a network show of her own.
“She’s part of the MTV family, and we would love to work with her in the future,” The Hills’ publicist tells OK!.