Audrina Patridge announces her pregnancy with a sponsored tweet

What a beautiful time to be alive and on Twitter.

Feb 29, 2020, 2:21 pm*

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Christine Friar

Former star of MTV’s The Hills and current host of 1st Look Audrina Patridge made a big announcement via her Twitter Friday afternoon: She and fiancé Corey Bohan are expecting their first baby together. 

The tweet includes a photo of a smiling Patridge holding up a positive pregnancy test, but more importantly, it includes the hashtags #clearblueconfirmed and #ad, revealing that pregnancy test company Clearblue paid her for the announcement. 

Normally, celebs get a little backlash when they sneak something sponsored into their feeds, but in this case Patridge’s fans seem so excited about the baby news they’re willing to ignore the branded content. In a too-rare moment of social media generosity, her replies have been mostly positive: 

https://twitter.com/markgoodnight13/status/677909064601366528

Meanwhile, press genius and former Hills co-star Spencer Pratt didn’t miss a beat and hopped on the positivity bandwagon with a tweet of his own:

What a beautiful time to be alive and on Twitter. 

Photo via Audrina Patridge/Twitter 

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*First Published: Dec 18, 2015, 5:10 pm