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Fans Drag Heidi Montag Over Racially Insensitive Statement About ‘The Hills’ Diversity — ‘I Mean Audrina Patridge Has Darker Hair'

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Mar. 11 2019, Updated 3:08 p.m. ET

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Heidi Montag doesn’t think The Hills has a problem with diversity! The reality star defends the casting by saying some girls have darker hair.

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Heidi, 32, was asked by Vogue if she wished The Hills had a more diverse cast. She responded, “We don’t all look the same.”

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She continued, “I mean Audrina Patridge has darker hair. I feel like Mischa Barton has darker hair.”

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Heidi said the all-white cast was just because, “We’re California girls and it’s a group of friends and that just happens to be the group that came together but that’s just, ya know, the show was.”

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“I have other very diverse friends that are not featured on the show,” the mom-of-one defended.

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The New Beginnings star has since received backlash on social media for her commentary. On March 10 she posted a photo on Instagram seemingly addressing her interview. “Sometimes you just need to laugh through the hard times,” she wrote.

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What do you think about Heidi’s statement on diversity on The Hills? Sound off in the comments below!

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