In December 2013, Montag stated that she and Conrad have "talked a few times" since the series' conclusion, elaborating that "it's unfortunate things happened the way that it did, but we're both different people now, older and more mature.""The TV show did not help my reputation very much.It was difficult to be taken seriously, but I think the fact that I went to school to study fashion and worked in the industry helped me.During its production, she was often referred to by the initialism "L.C.", although she has since expressed her distaste for the nickname.I think it's a good thing to feel like you have to prove something, because you're always going to have to work a little bit harder." Since appearing on Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County, Conrad has been recognized as being among the first individuals to benefit from the popularity of reality television in the early 2000s.
Conrad is revealed to be sitting on his couch, and comforts him that "it's hard to say goodbye" to a "friend of [his]", before the camera focuses on a smiling Conrad.
During its production, she attended the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising and held positions with Teen Vogue and Kelly Cutrone's PR firm People's Revolution.
As the series progressed, a widely publicized feud developed between Conrad, Montag and Montag's boyfriend Spencer Pratt.
is an American television personality, fashion designer, and author.
Born and raised in Laguna Beach, California, she attended Laguna Beach High School.