She goes on to say in her tell-all book that there was a lot of pressure for her and Stephen as their relationship was on full display across the country for anyone tuning into the MTV reality show.She also writes that the producers manipulated the relationship and had a bigger effect on it than anyone else.“It certainly provided some juicy conflicts, but it also affected me deeply… On one side, it seemed like the producers were trying to break us up, which was intimidating.
“Because of all this, I did the only thing I knew how to do: put up a wall,” she states.
“That made it look like I didn’t care about anyone but myself.
But Stephen was the most important thing in my life, and there was nothing I cared about more.
I hated fighting with him on camera because it felt like I was airing all our dirty laundry…” She also writes that to some viewers she was a confident high school student while others considered her a mean girl.
But neither of those viewpoints displayed her true self, which she writes is “a sarcastic, goofy girl who just wanted to have fun.” She recalls that dating men before meeting Cutler wasn’t something to brag about. Did you always think that Kristin Cavallari’s relationship with Stephen Colletti was real?
From being cheated on to being used for fame she shared that she could narrow her dating failures to one thing: a lack of self-confidence. Kristin is currently focused on raising her three kids with Cutler. was nothing like reality at all — but she wouldn't be where she is today without it., and while many of the former cast members have already said that much of happened on the show wasn’t real, Kristin says her relationship with Stephen Colletti was in fact, the real deal.According to “What Stephen and I had together was real, and that’s what made me get through the producers’ attempt at manipulating us… When we saw each episode, it was clear to us what was real and what was fake…but that still didn’t make it easy.” starting its filming in her junior year.Producers of the show instantly zeroed in on a love triangle between Kristin, Stephen, and Conrad. My relationship with Stephen went from our own high school romance to the fodder of a hugely successful television show.” Kristin’s states.