Lauren Conrad backstage before the Lauren Conrad Collection Spring 2009 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week held at Smashbox Studios on Oct. 14, 2008 in Culver City, California
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Lauren Conrad opens up about her decision to leave The Hills after five seasons in the newest issue of Us Weekly, on stands now.
"You see us on the show and we appear to have seminormal lives, but if you watch any entertainment news show, half of the cast is being swarmed by paparazzi," the 23-year-old says. "I'm excited to go back to having just one life, because there were times that I got them confused.