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In his place was a man who would have been able to slip past even the most ardent fans thanks to a much longer and scruffier beard, wayward hair and a drawn out face of someone dedicated to living life rather than being ready for his close up.
He, like many former cast members, admitted that much of the show was fabricated to follow certain story lines.
In fact, he added that he would have enjoyed it more if it had turned into an all-out scripted project. “It was hard to get me to shoot after a while because it was repetition and there wasn’t anything artistically happening and I wasn’t growing.
PHOTOS: The Hills' most dramatic moments In fact, it was by mere chance that he got involved with the MTV reality series at all.
At the time he was a professional hair cutter, working with pop superstars like Adam Levine and Maroon 5 and Madonna on cuts and styling for music videos.