Patridge appeared in more episodes of The Hills than any other cast member.Patridge launched her Hollywood career appearing on the reality show The Hills and then landed a minor role in Into the Blue 2: The Reef.The movie was released straight-to-DVD on April 21, 2009.Patridge has made appearances on Mad TV and Do Not Disturb.It originally chronicled the lives of Lauren Conrad, who appeared on its predecessor, her housemate Heidi Montag, and friends Whitney Port and Patridge.During production of the first season, producers cast her in a position with Quixote Studios.“ Patridge, 31, and her fiancé Corey Bohan, who were engaged in November, announced their baby news in December — then Patridge revealed on her blog in March that they were expecting a daughter. It's going to be weird not having a belly soon or feeling little kicks punches and hiccups allll the time, I'm so used to it now and am loving it.
During a live press conference on August 31, 2010, Patridge was confirmed to be a contestant on the eleventh season of ABC's Dancing with the Stars. Her first dance was the Cha-Cha-Cha and her second was the Quickstep.Consequentially, it became a central focus of the series, and was carried through each subsequent season.Later that year, Patridge competed on the eleventh season of the American version of Dancing with the Stars, and finished in seventh place.Patridge entered the film industry with starring positions in the horror film Sorority Row (2009) and Direct-to-DVD film, Into the Blue 2: The Reef (2011).She was additionally featured as a supporting character in Honey 2 (2011) and Scary Movie 5 (2013), though her scenes were ultimately removed from the latter film.
The following season, Patridge was cast with Epic Records.