Heidi infamously cut her mom out of her life after her mom expressed how disappointed she was in her getting 10 surgeries. Darlene's restaurant went under after 21 years and now she's cleaning homes in her native Crested Butte, Colo., to survive.
Darlene admits some of her new employers recognize her from The Hills, but she's humbled by it, not embarrassed.
"That's very humbling for me and I very much appreciate that experience because I don’t ever want to get full of myself and think I’m too good to do anything," Darlene told Inside Edition on Thursday.
She confessed that her and Heidi haven't spoken for at least nine month and she doesn't expect her to help her while she's struggling financially, but she is hoping for a reconciliation.
According to Us Weekly, in a desperate attempt to get back in contact with Heidi, she's launched a personal blog, Metamorphosis of a Mother, in the hopes that Heidi may read it one of these days.
It's so sad that Heidi spends her days on Rodeo collecting designer handbags and shoes while her mother is struggling to make ends meet. As if we needed another reason to dislike Speidi...