Lauren Conrad, who went from Laguna Beach High School cast member in a MTV reality show to a branded commodity with her own clothing line and bestselling tween novels, claims Los Angeles nightspots killed her voice.
Let that be a lesson to all you OC hep cats planning to relocate in Silverlake.
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"It feels done for me," cover girl Conrad reportedly says in the July issue of Marie Claire. "I'm OK with it being done. I destroyed my voice when I moved to LA. There are polyps all over my vocal chords because I was in a lot of loud places. If you listen to the first episode of Laguna, my voice is completely different."
Laguna, of course, would be Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County, which first brought "L.C." to national prominence in 2004. She then moved to LA for The Hills spin-off in 2006, followed by stints with Teen Vogue and Kelly Cutrone's People's Revolution.
Conrad was a millionaire by 2008--at the ripe old age of 22. So don't cry for her, she'll probably be able to buy Heidi Montag's vocal chords for a song.