Why Lauren Conrad Is totally fine being called 'pretty basic'

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Lauren Conrad is completely comfortable in her own skin.

The 29-year-old former Hills star covers Cosmopolitan's October 2015 issue -- practically glowing in a low-cut purple romper -- and talks about some people labeling her "basic." Last July, Allure magazine memorably called her out as a "basic b**ch," or as Urban Dictionary likes to call it, "one who has no personality; dull and irrelevant" and "just an extra regular female."

It may sound pretty harsh, but actually, this doesn't bother LC in the slightest.

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"I probably am pretty basic," she tells the magazine. "But I'm also a pretty happy person, so that's OK with me."

And clearly, she's getting the last laugh on her haters. Lauren has been happily married to her husband, William Tell, since last September, and is an undeniably successful fashion entrepreneur. As for how she developed her thick skin, she credits her reality TV career for that.

"When I did television, scandal was always around me," she says. "And I think one of the best things [about that] for me is that your life becomes more big picture. You have to develop a thick skin really quickly. It toughened me up, which is good."

She also makes it a point to stay away from all the negative drama, specifically, her former bestie Heidi Montag, and her declaration on WE's Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars that she forgives Lauren for "trying to ruin [her] life."

"I'm not really involved in that anymore," she says about her former friend's reality show antics. "I don't think it has anything to do with me. You just have to focus on the good people in your life. Focusing on what you lose is only going to make you sad."

Someone else she obviously doesn't think too hard about? Her former love interest on The Hills, Brody Jenner.

"My husband told me [about it]. I didn't know!" she says about Brody getting his own sex and dating advice show on E! "He has a lot of experience ... so sure, depending on what kind of advice you want."

... Do we sense a little bit of underhanded shade here?

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In July, Brody shocked MTV fans when he revealed he never actually hooked up with Lauren. "A lot of that show was scripted," Brody told Yahoo! Style. "We didn't have an actual script. I would say [it's] improv. They gave us a situation, and Lauren's a dear friend of mine, and it was pretty funny trying to live that reality of you know, you read the magazines and they're like, 'Brody and Lauren!' and we were just friends. Literally, we would film a scene of us kissing and being in this lovey-dovey scene, and then right after it'd be like, 'Cut!' and we'd be like, 'OK, good to see you,' and go our separate ways."

See photos of Lauren through the years:

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LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 19: Lauren Conrad and Kohl's team up with Emily, a patient at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), to surprise CHLA doctors with refreshed on-call rooms with items from the LC Lauren Conrad collection, available exclusively at Kohl's, on December 19, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Kohl's Department Stores)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 05: Actress Lauren Conrad attends John Frieda Hair Care Beach Blonde Collection Party at the Garage on February 5, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Stewart/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Designers Lauren Conrad (L) and Anna Bond attend the Paper Crown + Rifle Paper Co. Pop-Up Shop With Lauren Conrad and Anna Bond At The Grove at The Grove on February 12, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Paper Crown + Rifle Paper Co.)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Lauren Conrad debuts her new Disney Cinderella Collection, inspired by the classic animated film, available exclusively at Kohl's on February 24, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (photo by Sarah Hummert/Getty Images for Kohl's Department Stores)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MAY 14: TV Personalities Ali Fedotowsky (L) and Lauren Conrad attend Lauren Conrad's ice cream social to debut her new Minnie Mouse Collection available exclusively at Kohl's on May 14, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for Kohl's Department Stores)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 18: Lauren Conrad and Hannah Taylor attend the 10th Annual Global Women's Rights Awards at Pacific Design Center on May 18, 2015 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 22: (L-R) Whitney Port and Lauren Conrad attend a private event at Hyde Staples Center hosted by Tommy Bahama during the Taylor Swift concert on August 22, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Tommy Bahama)

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