Is Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt‘s split for real?

Affirmative, says Heidi’s rep, who confirms the separation to UsMagazine.com, explaining that nothing legal has been filed.

“Heidi is going through a difficult time and hopes people respect her privacy,” the rep tells Us.

Why the break? “Heidi loves Spencer but she had lost contact with her friends and family,” the friend explains.

“She started to realize what she was missing.” Mulitiple sources have told Us Weekly that hot-tempered Spencer has brainwashed and isolated his wife, who underwent an astonishing ten plastic surgery procedures earlier this year.

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