The Hills couple plot an extreme way to stay in the headlines

After every other option – from surgery to posing naked – has been exhausted, Heidi Montag, 23, and Spencer Pratt, 26, are planning a pregnancy. Their latest crazy scheme comes after Heidi‘s radical surgery failed to gain them the column inches and lucrative deals they crave.

Even blazing rows and signs that all is not well in the reality TV stars’ marriage haven’t been enough to put them off starting a family.

A source close to the couple tells Now: ‘They’ve already started to use the baby rumours to get press. Spencer organised a photo op of him rubbing Heidi‘s belly while the pair looked at baby clothes in Kitson Kids in Beverly Hills.’

While that hardly seems the best reason to bring a child into the world, friends say that the marriage is far from harmonious.

‘They’ve been rowing a lot,’ says our source. ‘It doesn’t help that the plastic surgery wasn’t the lucrative winner they desperately wanted it to be.

Spencer once said he’d rather have his balls cut off than have kids with Heidi, but now he’s keen to have a family and it’s Heidi who has doubts.’

Read the full story about Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt in Now magazine dated 22 March – out now! 

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