In 2004, MTV plucked a handful of Southern California high schoolers from oblivion and turned them into overnight celebrities with the debut of “Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County.” Starring then-unknowns Lauren Conrad and Kristin Cavallari, the docu-series centered on the girls as they balanced academics and extracurricular activities.While the show eventually spawned the übersuccessful spinoff “The Hills,” these days the cast is spending less time in front of the camera. 3 and Conrad enjoying newlywed bliss, let’s check in on the California kids as their 10-year reunion draws near.When we saw each episode, it was clear to us what was real and what was fake..that still didn't make it easy." Now happily married to football star Jay Cutler, Cavallari said the experience didn't make it easy for her to trust men."I think always having my guard up for those couple of years filming made me reluctant to trust men." She also wrote about how difficult it was to have her on-and-off relationship with Coletti play out on TV.
[Photo Credit: MTV/@treyphillips] Morgan Olsen (now Morgan Smith) Laguna’s bubbly virgin certainly redeemed herself after getting denied from the only college she applied to on national TV.On the other side, I was worried that my relationship with Stephen was becoming less stable, even though I knew if we hadn't been on television, he wouldn't have been spending time with another girl." With "Laguna Beach" behind her, Cavallari is focused on raising her three kids with Cutler.She recently lost her brother, Michael, who died of hypothermia after he crashed his car in Utah.Yet to many fans, the girl they wanted to be most was neither of the leads. Throughout that first season, Bosworth acted as a mixture of sounding board for Conrad and an audience surrogate.Her commentary was always sharp, and she was never afraid to share her thoughts.