The Hills Ratings Tank; Kristin Cavallari to Blame?

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Kristin Cavallari looks damn good in a bikini.

The same can't be said for how she looks on TV screens, however, according to The Hills fan base, which is dwindling with each passing episode.

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MTV dredged up Kristin Cavallari, former Laguna Beach bad girl, in hopes that she could inject new life into its struggling cash cow, The Hills.

So far, the new season can be summed up in two words: Epic. Fail.

Somewhere in West Hollywood, Lauren Conrad is probably ROTFL.

Ratings for The Hills are down by a third this season, i.e. as soon as LC called it a reality TV career and the network inexplicably decided that the "reality" show could go on just as successfully if they inserted Kristin as the lead character.

Is Kristin Cavallari solely to blame for the viewership decline?

While Kristin's "return" has been disappointing for myriad reasons, Lauren leaving is probably just as big a factor behind the show's declining viewership.

Even though the show was at times contrived and she could be a bit exasperating, LC was always a real person, and one peeps generally liked watching.

Normal Lauren and insane, but entertaining Speidi struck a nice balance. Kristin Cavallari and Justin freaking Bobby as the focal point? Not so much.

A 33 percent dropoff is fairly significant, and will be hard to reverse. At this rate, you have to think the current season of The Hills will be its last.

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Samm.. mtv has been musicless for awhile now. muchmusic in canada is becoming the same way too.

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This is the what, 5th series? It's kind of getting old now.

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i don't think its totally because of kristen. I think the hills would just not be the hills without lauren. i don't think anyone could have made it any more popular.

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Since lc has left the show it has become boring an just focuses on kirsten who appears to be fake an un real. Bring back lc then the show will be more watchable!

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THE PROB WITH THIS SEASON IS THAT MTV DEPICTED OL GIRL AS "THE BITCH" AND DIDNT LET THE VIEWER ASSUME THE ROLES. NOT EXCITING AND SHE NEEDS A SANDWICH

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I wouldn't blame Kristen, more just the Hills itself. It's getting old, nothing really new or exciting anymore. Viewers are moving on, that's all.

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MTV needs to relize that the show is so fake people don't want to watch it anyonre, even cast members make comments to the media about how its scripted. AND IF I HAVE TO HEAR HEIDI SING ONE MORE TIME AS A RESULT OF THIS SHOW IM GONNA FREAK! There are talented people out there who can't get a break and we let fucking Heidi Montag perform live..its a joke. MTV NEEDS TO PLAY MORE MUSIC AND HAVE LESS BULLSHIT SHOWS!

Kristin Cavallari Biography

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Birthplace
Denver, Colorado
Full Name
Kristin Elizabeth Cavallari