Lauren Conrad Assures Fans That Her Book Is Not Based On 'The Hills'

Lauren ConradFROM MTV.COM: Lauren Conrad is officially a novelist. The former "Hills" star just released her debut novel, "L.A. Candy," to the masses, but if the plot sounds much like her own life, Conrad assures her fans out there that this is a work of pure fiction.

"I didn't take anything specifically that happened to me. The only thing that I did was ... it was a way to show not necessarily me but just of the other side of being on a show like ours," Conrad told MTV News. "For everyone that's done it I think you see one side and you don't see the other. It's kind of an interesting story to tell."

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