The Babies On ‘The Hills: New Beginnings’ Show Just How Much Their Parents Have Grown Up
Now confident in its ability to revive its classic reality TV franchises, following the successful Jersey Shore reboot, MTV is serving up another cult favorite amongst teens of the mid-aughts: an all-new The Hills reboot. A sequel series in itself, which first debuted in 2006, The Hills was a "college years" followup to The OC-inspired reality show Laguna Beach, starring Lauren Conrad and, later, her nemesis Kristin Cavallari. The babies on The Hills: New Beginnings prove that their parents have come a long way since then, but unfortunately, neither Lauren nor Kristin signed up for the reboot. (Lauren has an almost-two-year-old son named Liam James, and she announced in April that she's expected her second child with husband William Tell. Kristin, meanwhile, has three kids — Camden Jack, 6, Jaxon Wyatt, 5, and Saylor James, 3 — with husband Jay Cutler.)
But The Hills: New Beginnings promises plenty of action even without two core cast members. Returning to the series are Brody Jenner, Audrina Patridge, Heidi Montag, Spencer Pratt, Justin Bobby, Stephanie Pratt, Frankie Delgado, and Whitney Port, many of whom have since starred on other reality shows. Joining the crew will be The OC's Mischa Barton and Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee's son Brandon Lee. Brody, Justin Bobby, Stephanie, and the newcomers are all child-free, but the rest of the main cast members have expanded their families. Here's who you can expect to meet on The Hills: New Beginnings.
Kirra Max, 2, is the daughter of Audrina Patridge and her ex-husband Corey Bohan. They got married in 2016 after dating on and off since 2008, but the couple filed for divorce just ten months later, according to Page Six. Their divorce was finalized in December of 2018, and in April, the couple agreed that Kirra could appear on the show.
Heidi and Spencer welcomed their first child on Oct. 1, 2017, and Gunner Stone has been hitting the red carpet with them ever since, most recently at the MTV Movie & TV Awards earlier this month. The couple, who got married in 2008 and went on to do a string of other reality shows, clearly have no qualms showing Gunner off, so you can expect to catch him on The Hills: New Beginnings, too.
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Whitney Port, who converted her The Hills fame into her own spinoff series The City, went on to launch a majorly successful lifestyle brand and career. In 2015, she married Tim Rosenman, and she gave birth to her son Sonny Sanford in 2017. She's been giving fans cheeky Instagram updates about the golden-ringlet-sporting toddler ever since.
As Audrina notes in The Hills: New Beginnings opener, after The Hills, most of the cast left Los Angeles to regroup. The reboot offers them something of a homecoming reunion, and you can follow along to see what happens when The Hills: New Beginnings premieres Jun. 24.