09/08/2010 AT 8:25 PM ET
He quickly earned the title of the guy you love to hate on The Hills, but has this reality TV villain turned over a new leaf?
“Divorce can be a trying, draining, and emotionally devastating experience for all involved,” Pratt, 27, tells PEOPLE. “Despite these hardships, most individuals manage to conduct themselves with dignity and maturity. I did not – I failed spectacularly.”