The Hollywood Gossip staff is proud to bring you Tale of the Tape, in which we break down prospective matchups within the celebrity world you probably have never even considered. Because they are pointless, and above all, not real.
Earlier this week, the claws came out as TV cheerleaders Hayden Panettiere and Minka Kelly (meow!) battled for Hollywood Gossip glory. Today, a pair of cute SoCal products go head to head. Who will emerge victorious when Lauren Conrad goes 10 grueling rounds with Matt Leinart? Let’s find out. Ding, ding!
Lauren Conrad: Born in Newport Beach, grew up in Laguna Beach, attends Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising
Matt Leinart: Born and raised in Santa Ana, started for three years at quarterback for USC
2. ONE-TWO PUNCH
Lauren Conrad: Audrina Patridge, Whitney Port
Matt Leinart: Anquan Boldin, Larry Fitzgerald
3. NOTABLE FLINGS
Lauren Conrad: Stephen Colletti, Jason Wahler, Brody Jenner
Matt Leinart: Kristin Cavallari, Britney Spears, Paris Hilton
4. BIGGEST WEAKNESS
Lauren Conrad: Hollywood clubs, bad boys
Matt Leinart: Hollywood clubs, weak-side blitz
Lauren Conrad: Has her own reality show, The Hills, and her own fashion line, plus numerous endorsement deals and a great magazine internship
Matt Leinart: Signed six-year, $51M contract with Arizona Cardinals
6. MAJOR ACCOLADES
Lauren Conrad: Teen Choice Award for Favorite Reality Star
Matt Leinart: Heisman Trophy
7. CONTROVERSIAL INCIDENT
Lauren Conrad: Sex tape rumors
Matt Leinart: Custody and child support battle with Brynn Cameron
8. BUSH CONNECTION
Lauren Conrad: Rich Orange County parents probably voted for George W.
Matt Leinart: Played with Reggie at USC, sees plenty in free time
9. MEMORABLY BLEW …
Lauren Conrad: Jason Wahler.
Matt Leinart: A 23-3 fourth quarter lead against the Bears.
10. MEMORABLY THREW …
Lauren Conrad: … down with that bitch Heidi Montag.
Matt Leinart: … the game-winning TD pass to Larry Fitzgerald in Week 14 against the first-place Seahawks
THE VERDICT: Matt Leinart squeaks out a 6-4 win over LC, but lest Lauren be disappointed by her showing, rest assured: we’d much rather watch a new episode of The Hills than an Arizona Cardinals game. They are bad! Every year! It’s uncanny.