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Lauren Conrad isn't returning to "The Hills".

According to the New York Post, Conrad, 23, has been working out a contract to re-appear on the show after "she kind of realized, especially in this economy, there's not much else out there for her."

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But her rep tells Usmagazine.com, "She is focusing on both clothing lines and her books. She has no plans to return to The Hills at this time."

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Last week, MTV announced the show will return in the fall with more episodes of season 5.

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"Lauren has moved on, but Heidi, Audrina, Spencer, Brody, Stephanie, Lo and Justin Bobby will be back as the drama continues with fresh faces, new stories and shocking surprises," reads a press release.