Spencer Pratt

This Week in 2007

Spencer Pratt Reflects on His Iconic Feud with Lauren Conrad 10 Years Later

What began as a sex tape rumor snowballed into a reality TV war that dominated pop culture for the next two years.
Mitchell Sunderland
8.8.17
Television

'Laguna Beach' Reboot Is a Boring Mess About Surf Bros Who Lack Chest Hair

Where MTV's original succeeded because of drama between Lauren Conrad and Kristin Cavallari, "Siesta Key" flounders due to its focus on generic guys in boardshorts.
Mitchell Sunderland
8.1.17
Op-Ed

Viewers Don't Want to Watch Tragedy Exploited on Reality TV

Corinne Olympios and DeMario Jackson are returning for the reunion episode of "Bachelor in Paradise," but history shows bringing public scandals into reality TV after the fact never bodes well.
Mitchell Sunderland
7.13.17
emo

What It Means to Be a Hot Man, According to Tabloids from 2007

Emo bangs, goatees, a hairless chest, and boardshorts, apparently.
Mitchell Sunderland
4.11.17
year in review 2016

Blast From the Past: Broadly’s Most Nostalgic Stories from 2016

Our best articles about the best movies, music, and celebrities from the past.
Mitchell Sunderland
12.27.16
tv

Heidi Montag Liveblogs 'The Hills' 10th Anniversary Special

In honor of the 10th anniversary special episode of the iconic MTV reality show "The Hills," former cast member Heidi Montag—who does not appear on the special—is liveblogging the television event, starting at 9 PM EST.
Heidi Montag
8.3.16
The Hills

Heidi Montag: I'm Liveblogging 'The Hills' Reunion Tonight on Broadly

Heidi Montag
8.2.16
crime

'Bad Girls Club' Twins Sue Producers, Claim They Set Up Violent Attack

Everyone knows reality TV isn't real. Two women who recently appeared on the Oxygen show claim they learned the hard way.
Gabby Bess
6.14.16
reality tv

Head over Hills: The Undying Love Story of Heidi and Spencer Pratt

In the mid-2000s, Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt gained widespread notoriety by playing the villains on 'The Hills.' After spending five months with the two, we quickly learned their love was never mere tabloid fodder.
Mitchell Sunderland
2.12.16
Film

What Would Compel a Man to Make a 150-Minute Art Film About Heidi Montag?

Mitchell Sunderland
9.17.15
tv

Remembrance of Things Past: Looking Back at MTV's 'The Hills'

Was the hit TV show an edgy postmodern commentary on the nature of reality—or just really, really boring?
Lauren Oyler
8.2.15