Kristin Cavallari on Reality Stardom: "I Felt Like Everybody was Against Me"

Posted Tuesday February 12, 2013 3:40 PM GMT

She's finally moved on from her infamous reality TV career into the world of fashion design and now Kristin Cavallari is chatting about her past in the latest issue of Splash Chicago magazine.

The 26-year-old starlet posed for a gorgeous Windy City photo shoot before dishing about her life on "The Hills" and where her current priorities lie.

While chatting about her life as a reality TV star, Kristin admitted, "The producers were really crappy to me. I felt like everybody was against me and manipulating me, and that forced me to be a b*****. I was known as the bad girl. And once you have that image, it's so hard to change it."

"I had two lives. My 'Hills' life and my real life. People are always surprised by how nice I am in real life," Ms. Cavallari added.

When discussing the differences between living in L.A. and Chicago, it was pretty clear that Kristin enjoyed being away from the California beaches and everything she left behind.

"In L.A. you have to be so careful about what you say and who you trust. It's such an awful way to live," she says, "[But in Chicago], people want to get to know you for you. I feel like I can just breathe."

In regards growing family, the blonde beauty explained, "I've always wanted to be a mom. I've learned that it meant I have to be totally selfless. But it's the most rewarding thing in the world."

She's also letting go of her fun partying days. "I was here [in Chicago] a few weeks ago for my birthday. It was 2 a.m., and I was like, 'Oh my gosh, I'm so tired.' That's when I realized that this part of my life was behind me," she says.

For more on Miss Cavallari's interview and pics, be sure to pay a visit to Splash Chicago!

Photo Credit: Splash

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