That whole plot was scripted. Its important to note that this occurred in Season 1 of the show, so this isnt a case of the producers starting with a genuine plotline and then trying new things in order to drum up ratings later on. It was basically a drama where people played themselves in manufactured situations.
Did Heidi really work for bolthouse?
Heidi Montag says parts of The Hills were totally fake Montag told Buzzfeed in 2016 that her job at Bolthouse wasnt real. “I definitely did not get the promotion over Elodie!” Montag said. “She really worked there and I pretend worked there, so it was obviously a pretend promotion for her to be upset about.
Did the cast of The Hills get paid?
According to Montag, her ex-BFF Lauren Conrad was “obviously” the highest-paid cast member. During the early seasons of The Hills, which aired from 2006 to 2010, Montag said she earned $30,000 per episode. Toward the end of the shows run, “we got $100,000 per episode,” she said.
How much money do they make on The Hills?
Sources close to the cast admitted, “Its an open secret on the set that Audrina and Mischa are by far the highest-paid personalities on the show, clearing well over $150K per episode for whats usually four hours of laid-back shooting.