Lauren Conrad: Canceled MTV Show Is a Blessing in Disguise

Entertainment Jun. 1, 2011 AT 7:29PM
Lauren Conrad: Canceled MTV Show Is a Blessing in Disguise Lauren Conrad: Canceled MTV Show Is a Blessing in Disguise Credit: Courtesy of Lucky

Though MTV scrapped plans for a new reality show focused on Lauren Conrad's clothing line in February, the Paper Crown designer says she doesn't miss having the cameras follow her every move.

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"I never wanted to end up in entertainment; that wasn't the goal," Conrad, 25, tells Lucky's July issue. "I was doing the show to end up in fashion. But I'm totally aware that without The Hills, I wouldn't be where I am."

After MTV rejected her pilot, Conrad blasted the network, claiming the "subject matter was too high brow for their audience."

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"It didn't feel like a perfect fit," she tells the mag. "It's difficult to compete with all the Jersey Shore-type shows out there. Besides, there weren't any scenes of me getting drunk or fighting, so what's the point?"

After all, Conrad (who rose to fame on Laguna Beach in 2004) says her business is thriving without the network's help.

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"It's easier to launch the line without MTV," she says. "A lot of people in fashion don't want to be linked with anything that has to do with reality TV," she explains. "Showrooms were turning us down."

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