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'The Hills' helped invent the social media influencer. Now what?

LOS ANGELES - On a balmy weeknight inside the nightspot formerly known as Les Deux - the reality TV landmark frequently featured in "The Hills" - Spencer Pratt is tending to his fidgety toddler.

It's a trip for die-hards of MTV's uber-popular 2006-10 docu-soap. Because if these walls could talk, they'd tell you about the time Lauren Conrad, suspicious her former friend Heidi Montag played a part in spreading a sex tape rumor about her, proclaimed, "You know what you did!" Or the time Pratt, then courting Montag (now his wife), showed up to her birthday party with Audrina Patridge to make her jealous.

"It's different priorities than back then," Pratt, 35, says above the booming music as Montag makes her way

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