The Hills: the New Sex and the City?

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The celebrity gossip fiends over at The Gawker caught the lovely Lauren Conrad of The Hills semi-fame rocking the personalized name necklace, a la Sarah Jessica Parker's Carrie Bradshaw from Sex and the City.

This is proof positive of that site's theory that The Hills is the new Sex and The City. We wouldn't argue that. A B-grade, quasi-reality TV version for a younger set, maybe, but still, you can't deny the similarities. Here's LC a la Carrie B ...

Lauren Conrad Enjoys Drink

With her "Lauren" necklace, Conrad channels her inner Sarah Jessica Parker.

Whether it's the new Sex and the City or not, one thing's for sure - MTV insiders say that The Hills is "the only thing holding up the channel at the moment."

It gets over a million viewers per episode (strong for any cable show), and online ratings and streams are through the roof. But everything else over at MTV? Not so hot.

All of the programming meetings are about doing 'triage' on the schedule, though America's Next Top Model marathons are helping to stop the bleeding a little.

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Lauren Conrad Biography

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Laguna Beach, California
Full Name
Lauren Katherine Conrad

Lauren Conrad Quotes

Someone with a great sense of humor is the most important thing, and someone who really supports me in everything I do... I don’t ever want to make an excuse for trying to work hard and having my own life. I love a guy that supports that and loves that.

Lauren Conrad [on men]

I don’t feel girly without long hair! There is something so sexy about having long blonde hair. It’s so feminine.

Lauren Conrad