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What's the Difference Between a Hamster and Guinea Pig? The Hills Girls Aren't Sure

Lauren Schools Stephanie on Hamsters and Guinea Pigs!

Even if you're not a guinea pig expert, you know what those furry fellas look like, right? They are most definitely not supersized hamsters and, frankly, I don't even think baby guinea pigs resemble adult hamsters. However, Stephanie Pratt made this baffling comment on last night's episode of The Hills.

What do you make of this? All I can imagine is that she used to have a hamster that died and was replaced with a guinea pig . . . even Lauren looked surprised. What do you think Stephanie's trying to say here?

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ladyv ladyv 9 years
I think it was meant to be funny, but with Stephanie who can really be sure?!
plus_2_kid plus_2_kid 9 years
Not to defend Stephanie Pratt's intelligence (or anyone else's on the show) but knowing the difference between a hamster and a guinea pig is not on my litmus test for how smart someone is. They're both rodents - who cares.
Le-Luxe Le-Luxe 9 years
That by far, is the most idiotic thing I have ever heard in my life. I feel bad for her hamster/guinea pig/rabbit/gerbil who even knows what!
Sevy Sevy 9 years
Hahaha I remember laughing with my sister about this when we were watching it. Oh my God, I love Lauren's face!! I THINK I understand what she was saying (about it being small and getting bigger) but I'm not so sure she knew they were different species.. I wouldn't put it past her.
chippyshero2066 chippyshero2066 9 years
Sorry I mean Jessica Simpson moment. Because only Jessica Simpson could come up with a ditz comment like that. Please don't kill me blonde camp for that remark lol.
chippyshero2066 chippyshero2066 9 years
LOL That was Stephanie's cali blonde comment on the hills. Granted Hamsters can become huge, but not as big as a Guinea Pig.
couture-yourself couture-yourself 9 years
That comment was so ridiculous. I got that she was saying it was small when she got it, then it grew bigger. I don't know...I just know that it was really stupid.
kourt kourt 9 years
yes!! i was wondering who would make fun of that comment stephanie made last night! i thought it would be great for 'talk soup'! i was confused if she thought hamsters turn into guinea pigs when they grow up or if her hamster died and she replaced it with a guinea pig. at least lauren understood the difference i think.
SarahPW SarahPW 9 years
that comment epitomizes the intelligence level of the people in that show. ugh.
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