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It feels like love is in the air for the former cast of The Hills. Specifically, Whitney Port is engaged to marry boyfriend Tim Rosenman, her rep confirms.

Whitney, Fiance

Nearly one month after the tall, leggy blonde's friend Lauren Conrad got engaged to William Tell, the former Hills and City star is headed for the altar, too.

Speaking of The City, for which Rosenman served as an associate producer, that's where Whitney met her man. The two, obviously, have stayed close.

A source close to her says, "She is super comfortable with him and in love."

Well, what's not to like about that? Whitney Port, 28, who currently has her own fashion line Whitney Eve, lives with her little sister in Venice, Calif.

Congratulations to the former reality star and her future husband!

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It was all but confirmed by Whitney Port moving back to L.A., but MTV just made it official by canceling her Hills spinoff, The City, after two lackluster seasons.

"As of right now it doesn't really look like we're doing it anymore," Whitney Port told Ryan Seacrest, noting that it won't be picked up anywhere else either.

Fortunately for Whitney, she has plenty of other things going on.

Whitney Port (center) couldn't make The City the hit MTV hoped for.

According to the fashion designer, she's taking it in stride: "I'm working on some other things, so it's really okay. One door closes and another opens."

Great attitude. With hits like Jersey Shore and Teen Mom raking in the ad dollars, MTV apparently felt the same way in axing The Hills and The City.

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MTV's The City was in limbo anyway, but this should really kill it (albeit unofficially). Whitney Port is packing up her apartment in NYC and heading home to LA.

“I really love LA. My family is here, and I just love the vibe,” Whit says.

Family and friends aren’t the only things luring Whitney back to the City of Angels. Her boyfriend of seven months, Ben Nemtin, is pulling on her heartstrings.

Whitney Port and Ben Nemtin Picture

WEST IS BEST: Ben and Whit likely agree. [Photo: PacificCoastNewsOnline.com]

“He’s so great. We’re just really happy and lucky to have found each other,” she gushes to In Touch. “I don’t know if he’s The One, but I’ve never been happier!”

Will she be joining Lauren Conrad on her new reality show? “Never say never, but I don’t think so,” Whitney Port reveals. Hey, that means there's still a chance.

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The Hills is over and done with. The fate of Whitney Port's spinoff, The City, is up in the air. What will she do if it's canceled by MTV, which is very possible?

"Good question - I don’t know!" the 25-year-old said at an American Cancer Society event, noting that as of right now, "Everything is still so up in the air."

Currently living in Los Angeles, where she was born and raised, Whitney Port will probably focus on expanding her fashion collection - on the West Coast.

Whatever Whitney Port does, it will be stylish.

"My family and my friends are out here, so it's where my heart is. But I will continue to do my line, which is really what I always wanted to do anyway."

"The City is great and so much fun to do, and I'm able to share what I do with so many people, [but] either way it'll be OK." Doesn't sound too optimistic.

As for her line: "I've made a separates collection with basically all these layering pieces, like leggings, bandeau bras and little Spandex numbers," she says.

As for her love life, Whitney's been dating Ben Nemtin (of The Buried Life) for the past seven months. "Things are standing at a fine point. He's wonderful."

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The second season of The City came to an end last night. Is Whitney Port's relationship with Kelly Cutrone also over after the events we just saw play out?

When Whitney is approached by a PR woman, she quickly gets in over her head and finds herself torn between a new opportunity and her loyal supporter.

What will she decide? Here's THG's +/- recap ...

Kelly thinks it might be too early to be doing press because Whitney Port could actually end up with more orders than she can handle. Sage words. Plus 4.

Joe has Louise interview Karolina Kurkova. Keith thinks Louise has more of a TV style and Olivia's subdued approach is better for Elle.com. Really? Minus 1.

GOLDEN GIRL: Somehow, Olivia Palermo is in Elle's good books.

In Tokyo, the editor-in-chief suggests Olivia should appear on stage with the designers at a party that night so Akiko can ask her about her style. No way that would happen if she weren't on an MTV reality show, but neat! Plus 6.

Roxy Olin tells Zach she is angry about Whitney. Girl, get over it. Minus 2.

Whitney meets Alison Brod, owner of Alison Brod PR, who says they will do everything they can for Whitney Eve line if she hires them. Thin ice, Whit ... Minus 3.

Erin asks Joe who will be the new face of Elle's website. He says he hasn't decided yet, but he's hearing some great things about what Olivia is doing in Japan. Erin blatantly lobbies for Louise by mentioning her other job offer. Plus 4.

Kelly calls Whitney into her office. Dun-dun-dunnnnn!! Plus 5.

PORT OF CALL: Will Whitney jump ship from Kelly Cutrone's tutelage?

Alison has been telling people that Whitney fired Kelly and hired her. Whitney quickly apologizes and Kelly says that Alison's claims are making her look like an ambitious idiot, but Kelly's right, she got herself into this mess. Minus 4.

At a boardroom meeting, Joe announces that Olivia Palermo will be the new face of the Elle website and says he is sorry for Louise to be leaving. Erin Kaplan is not happy. "Are you OK with that?" asks Olivia with a smile. Plus 8, b!tch.

Roxy later tells Whitney that her loyalty is to Kelly. "If you sign with Alison things will change with you and Kelly," warns young Ms. Olin. Such integrity! Plus 3.

Seemingly unclear of what to do, Whitney appears deep in thought as Roxy walks away ... think this was dramatized at all? Minus 5, because we assume so.

FINALE TOTAL: +9. SEASON TOTAL: +5.

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Last week on The City, Whitney Port and Roxy Olin's professional relationship took a turn for the worse. Now the latter is packing her things and moving out!

Her tenure at work a disaster-in-waiting from the start, Roxy leaving was inevitable. Now she's searching for a new apartment but NYC rent isn't that cheap.

Here's THG's plus-minus recap ...

Roxy's financial woes force her to ask her director/actor father, Ken Olin, for help. It's difficult not to see Ken as the guy from Brothers & Sisters ... Minus 5.

Erin Kaplan runs into Whitney Port and asks to use her Whitney Eve line for an Elle shoot with Ashley Greene. Eclipse and The City, together at last! Plus 6.

MOVING OUT: Whether Roxy Olin is moving up is another story.

Olivia Palermo is resistive towards the Whitney Eve pieces, shockingly, despite Joe's insistence that they use them. Minus 4, because we just hate her so hard.

Roxy Olin refuses to speak to Whitney at People's Revolution. Plus 3 for the palpable awkwardness and Kelly stepping in, telling them to put it aside ... STAT.

The tension boils over in the front row of a charity fashion show, however, and Kelly is forced to intervene when the girls' fight starts to cause a scene. Minus 7.

Whitney finds out from Samantha that Roxy started looking for a place. Minus 6 for the off-chance this clears the way for Stephanie Pratt to join the cast.

ASHLEY IN WHITNEY EVE: Greene helped Port beat expectations.

Ashley Greene wears a jacket by Whitney Eve during her interview for Elle. Plus 5. Olivia interviews her but sidesteps asking about the jacket. You b!tch. Minus 5.

Olivia tells Joe she's planning a trip to Japan and asks if she can produce pieces from there for Elle. Plus 7 for the slim chance she gets stranded there indefinitely.

Plus 4 more 'cause Naturally, Seth and Erin are excited about Olivia's trip if it means her absence might become permanent. We're all thinking it, they just said it.

Ken shoots down Roxy's request for money. Plus 8. Whitney comes home to find Roxy packed and ready to move out of their apartment. It's a little sad. Minus 2.

TOTAL: +8. SEASON: -4.

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In what would be the most nonsensical, contrived move yet by MTV, Stephanie Pratt is reportedly joining The City once The Hills goes off the air next week.

According to reports, Spencer's sister has been speaking with producers of The Hills spinoff and is intent on coming aboard Whitney Port’s reality series.

The City also stars Elle employees Olivia Palermo and Erin Kaplan, and recently cast Whitney's BFF Roxy Olin, who coincidentally works with Port now.

The Hills is ending its six-season run a week from tonight, but Stephanie Pratt, who joined a few years back, isn't ready for her 15 minutes to expire.

It's as inevitable as it is unfortunate.

USELESSNESS PERSONIFIED: Is Stephanie Pratt City-bound?

“Now that The Hills is over, Stephanie has been talking about moving to New York for The City,” a source says. “There would be a lot of drama there."

The reason? Roxy. "Hex-best friend, Roxy Olin, is a regular on the show, and there’s bad blood because Roxy just dropped Stephanie for Whitney Port.”

Stephanie vs. Roxy? Talk about a battle of useless wannabe fashionistas and reality stars. Remember when Steph also worked for Kelly Cutrone briefly?

Lauren Conrad fired her.

If MTV really decided to transplant Stephanie Pratt, not only would that be really annoying for viewers, but it would destroy any credibility The City has.

Eh, bet you they do it.

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Lauren Conrad is finally returning to The Hills ... right after it ends.

One week from tonight, the girl who made the MTV reality show a hit will be on hand for the Live Reunion Show after the now-sagging series mercifully goes off the air.

Lauren Conrad Smiles in Blue

The reunion will immediately follow the series finale of The Hills and the season finale of The City. Whitney Port reported the LC news, as well as her own attendance:

"I am so happy to tell you all that I will be attending the reunion, as will Lauren!" Whitney wrote on her official site. "I am so excited to see everyone and catch up."

"I am so excited to see what's next for them," the former Hills star and current City leading lady continued. "It's been so long since we have all been together."

REUNITED: For one night and one night only, next Tuesday.

What remains unclear is whether Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt, exiled from the show in recent weeks without notice, will appear between now and July 13.

The gruesome twosome was featured prominently in the first part of this season, but then Spencer went haywire, they supposedly broke up in real life, etc.

It's not clear why, but there has been no explanation of their vanishing from the series. Tonight, the penultimate episode of The Hills airs, followed by The City.

The former will likely focus on Kristin and Audrina's predictably boring romantic drama. Sigh. We can only hope Speidi returns to liven things up one last time.

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Always treading dangerously, has Whitney Port and Roxy Olin's professional relationship finally hit the skids - and is Olivia Palermo halfway competent?

These unexpected developments made for an interesting episode of The City as our girls wrestled with increasingly high stakes in their career pursuits.

Whitney Eve Picture

Here's THG's plus-minus recap ...

Joe asks Olivia to interview Prabul Gurung for the Martha Stewart segment they're doing. Olivia says she knows what she is doing. Doubtful. Minus 2.

Kelly's friend Jian is launching Canadian musician Lights but they've just been robbed and needs looks for her tour. Whitney Eve to the rescue! Plus 4.

The only problem? Asking Roxy to oversee this. Whitney suggests they go through the lookbook together, but Roxy Olin says she's got it solo. Minus 3.

CITY LIGHTS: Whitney's hopes dimmed a little, while Olivia shined.

At Prabul's showroom, Olivia suggests a look Joe and Prabul love. Prabul pulls out a white dress and suggests Olivia wear it on the red carpet. Plus 5.

Roxy tries to get Lights interested in Whitney's clothes, but she's hesitant. Roxy does get her to take a Whitney Eve jacket to wear on stage. Plus 4.

At the show, Whitney's joy becomes horror when Lights walks on stage wearing the jacket, but instantly drops it in a sad heap on the floor. Minus 9.

Wearing Prabul, Olivia Palermo looks stunning in the dress, Joe says as he praises her in front of Rachel Roy and editor-in-chief Robbie. Wow. Plus 6.

Whitney Port is pissed, but Roxy says she can't force Lights to wear things. Plus 5, because Whitney rightfully says she got nothing out of the night.

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Olivia Palmero doesn't care what Erin Kaplan's opinion is.

This was a central theme of The City last night, as it is in every episode. But rarely are feelings in this feud declared so overtly. Talk about taking it to a new level!

Whitney Port Cleavage Picture

Meanwhile, will Roxy Olin actually prove her worth?

Amazingly, these much-maligned aspiring fashionistas both boosted their stock in a solid episode of The Hills spinoff, which continues to entertain and surprise.

We begin THG's +/- recap of last night's The City, "One Girl's Trash," with Olivia preparing for a shoot with Ke$ha by visiting the Trash & Vaudeville store:

TRASH THIS: We often do, but Olivia surprisingly salvaged the Ke$ha shoot.

The owner suggests a pair of spiked boots which Kyle asks Olivia to try on. She does but refuses to walk around the store in them. Too much effort for O. Plus 3.

Whitney Port is preparing to showcase her collection at a buyers' event. Too bad Roxy is her right-hand man ... woman. Minus 4, because she's a total liability.

At the office, Kate goes over the items for the Ke$ha shoot. Plus 5 for when Seth asks Olivia if Erin approved the accessories and Olivia does not give a f*%k. 

Louise Roe says she doesn't want Olivia to think she is taking her position. Olivia says she doesn't think that. We call BS on both of these catty liars. Minus 11.

For the shoot, Louise and Olivia both suggest Nicholas Kirkwood. "Great minds think alike!" L says. Or Louise Roe and Olivia Palermo for that matter. Minus 3.

ON THE ROX: Whit's relationship with her old friend sure was ... for a bit.

After a buyer cancels a big order, Kelly tells Whitney to let it burn so she remembers this, and saves millions down the line. Plus 8 for Kell's blunt, sage wisdom.

Whitney blames Roxy for losing the sale and stresses over the unsold merchandise. Minus 5, but might Roxy redeem herself? At least she's going to try ...

Ke$ha arrives and is full on impressed by the shoes and purse Olivia suggests. Seth says it's like she read Joe and Ke$ha's minds. Color us shocked. Plus 9.

Sure enough, Roxy pursues and makes a sale to a chic boutique, WiNK, which wants pieces by this weekend. She delivers! Color us shocked again! Plus 9.

After the Elle brass looks at the Ke$ha pictures, Olivia insists it was all her and that Erin's "masterplan" to "pin" her against Louise won't work. Plus 10.

TOTAL: +23. SEASON: -30.

The City Quotes

From the beginning of The Hills, I was very career-oriented. I had had a boyfriend for the first year and a half, and I made a conscious effort to keep that to myself. I just didn't want to be that vulnerable.

Whitney Port

I just want to live a normal life.

Whitney Port
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