Bristol Palin to make her acting debut in ‘The Secret Life of the American teenager’

February 24th, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

Bristol Palin Alaska, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The daughter of the former Alaska governor Sarah Palin, made headlines with her teenage pregnancy. And now Bristol Palin is all set to make her acting debut, and play a teenage mother on the ABC Family television show “The Secret Life of the American Teenager.” The channel confirmed this news too. Bristol Palin hopes to focus more attention on the sensitive topic of teen motherhood by her acting debut, on the show.

“I am thrilled to be on this show and to be part of a program that educates teens and young adults about the consequences of teen pregnancy,” Bristol Palin said in a statement. She and her boyfriend Levi Johnston are the parents of her son Tripp. Her pregnancy made waves during the time of her mother’s unsuccessful vice-presidential bid. She is also a vocal supporter of teen abstinence and the Down’s syndrome.

It may also be recalled that the ‘Going Rogue’ author Sarah Palin’s daughter Bristol Palin has filed papers in an Alaska court, and is asking that Levi Johnston pay up money for child maintenance. Bristol Palin’s lawyer is asking $1,750 per month in child support. Their son Tripp was born on 27th December 2008, and she is demanding the dues from then on. They had an almost year old long affair, and Bristol’s pregnancy was no secret, even though it was a major issue in her mother’s campaign. Bristol and Levi Johnston had planned to marry, but unfortunately they broke up.

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