The Hills' resident villain and PR svengali, Spencer Pratt, has turned another year older and richer on this 14th day of August, 2009 A.D. Say what you will about the man, he has turned being a media whore into art. Very lucrative art.
Having made himself rich and famous simply by existing, being overexposed and universally hated, Spencer Pratt deserves a tip of the hat on his 26th birthday.
By loving to hate him like we (and so many others) do, we're playing right into his hand. Which we know, and yet we don't stop. Because it's just too much fun.
Here are 26 photos of Mr. Heidi Montag to celebrate the big day ...