Thursday, Dec. 09, 2010

A Look Behind the Curtain on The Hills

No one really thought this was real reality TV, right? For The Hills' series finale, the semiscripted MTV show that launched the career of Lauren Conrad and spawned the creature known as Speidi finally fessed up to its fake roots. In its final scene, the camera pulled back, revealing a makeshift set complete with a Hollywood-sign backdrop and a lighting crew for the now obviously staged dramatic goodbye between stars Kristin Cavallari and Brody Jenner. MTV gets serious props for choosing to end the not-always-so-smart show in a very smart way.