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Bristol Palin 'Ignores' Levi Johnston

Bristol Palin 'Ignores' Levi Johnston

Teen mom Bristol Palin poses in a new photo shoot with her son, Tripp, in the June 2010 issue of Harper’s Bazaar (with Katherine Heigl on the cover). Here’s what the 19-year-old shared:

On being pregnant during the 2008 presidential campaign: “It’s not like we all sat down and were like, ‘Alright, here’s the birds and the bees.’ Truly, my parents just assumed that I wasn’t doing anything. And it was a shock for us all… It was kind of humiliating… Great, I’m 17 years old, I’m 40 pounds overweight with a big belly on me, all my friends are at school watching this on the news. This kind of sucks.”

On ex Levi Johnston (and the father of her child): “I just ignore it. He is a stranger to me. I don’t want to get into it. It’s just dirty laundry.”

On taking responsibility as a working single mother (Bristol works as a medical assistant, serves as an ambassador for Candie’s foundation, and fully supports herself and her baby): “I’m on my own. I’m really proud of it. I’m a hard worker… I don’t have time for friends or anything like that. It’s just like, Right, crap, there is a hockey game tonight that I want to go to but I can’t. Or, I do have to go to work today, because I’ve got bills to pay.”

Sarah Palin on her daughter Bristol: “We’re very proud of her for taking responsibility. It’s not an easy road, but it’s the right road. Decisions were made, and we can’t unwind those decisions. Consequences are being dealt with. I’m sincerely proud of her.”

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  • 3209

    what’s with all the white trash posts lately JJ?

  • MAC

    If she doesnt take responsibilty for her own kid then who will.

  • pat

    hmm she works as a medical assistant when she makes $15-30,000 per speech??

  • Sean

    He’s a handsome lil fellow.

    Is it bad when your baby knows he good lookin?

  • Sarah

    Well, good for her, I guess.

  • African Girl

    Why is she being featured in the mag? Are we so hard up for celebs we look to the single teenage mother…daughter of a former VP candidate (ok that was a mouthful) to meet the demand?
    Seriously though, what has she done? What is she promoting??!!

  • Kaisa

    I’ve now got even less respect for Sarah Palin than I did before. Seriously, just expect that your teenage daughter isn’t having sex and not tell her anything about that? Unbelievable.

  • Sophie

    Maaaan, I’m stupid, but even I’m not stupid enough to get pregnant if I don’t want a kid!

  • dani

    She keeps talking about how hard she works. Didn’t she just get something like $20k in back child support from Levi? Which, by the way, isn’t taxable income. And hasn’t Levi, the unemployed loser, been ordered to pay her mega bucks a month in child support? Then didn’t she do at least two speeches–and if she even got the bottom price she thinks she deserves–that would be $30k–about $18k after taxes since she is making enough to bump her up into a higher income bracket. And I bet she is getting paid for stuff like this.

  • ka-blamo

    Simply stupid.

  • Soniaintown

    You mean the daily Tommy Girl + the Beard + the Most Pimped?

  • asdfasdf

    The Palins are so offensive in every possible way. Please no more coverage of them JJ. Let’s stop glorifying hatred, prejudice and ignorance.

  • Realistic

    I’m over Bristol and her ignorant mama. Teen pregancy has been here for years and it will continue to be here especially since we live in an over-sexed, do what you want – think about the consequences later culture.

    Bristol had the resources to get protection before she got pregant. I will say at least she is trying to take responsibility for her actions.

    I really wonder about these governent officals that are making decisons that affect all of our lives.

  • nata

    She said it herself, ” My parents just assumed I wasn’t doing anything.” That’s what happens when you assume and tell teens to wait or else. That is unrealistic. That’s the problem I have with her. She is being a hypocrite. She should know better than to tell teens to don’t do it.

  • mousse

    She’d better keep her kid out of the spotlights and allow it to have a normal life. For the level that is possible in such a family………….

  • Dasiy

    Typical trashy parents, both of em. That poor kid!

  • Paulie

    There’s a new report out here in Canada that shows that teen pregnancy in my country is down drastically over the last 10 years. Why? Sex ed (not bullshit abstinence programs) and contraception! Meanwhile, the Palins are working hard to keep American teens uninformed and unprotected.

  • Lucky Charm

    Is it just a coincidence that this is a Tea Party involving a Palin?

    And with all the $$$ she makes for all the speeches, magazine spreads, tv show guest spots and whatever else she does to make money, I really don’t have any sympathy for her “it’s so hard being a single mom” chatter. She should try seeing how a regular single mom with no eduction lives and supports their child/ren. Levi just paid her in back child support what many single moms make in a year.

  • christi


    I’m sure the Obama’s got they’re little ho’s on the pill already!

  • Paulie


    What a despicable comment!

  • Jan

    That little loser, Bristol, is just like her psycho mother. The apple does not fall far from the tree.

  • Jan

    #19..Is that you Sarah Palin? You are a piece of trash for saying that.

  • Whamo

    And the fame whor e tour keeps marching on!

  • Halli

    Yeah she works so hard trying to make $20,000 per speech like she’s Bill Clinton or something. What is she good for? She didn’t even practice abstinence which is what she wants all girls to practice and have her mommy charge rape victims for their own rape kits and take away access to contraceptives and abortion. F-ck them both.

  • KVB

    She should have aborted that fetus had she not planned to include the biological father in its life and some day the biological rights of fathers will be acknowledged. Levi is no worse than the white trash Palin Family. Every child deserves to be loved by (two) parents and that young man has wanted to be a part of his child’s life. She’s such a moneygrubber that his $1800 per month is good enough for her baby but not the presence of the father in that little boy’s life. Bristol Palin disgusts me even more than her mentally-deranged mother. What a screwed up family and what screwed-up values of a certain segment of Americans who embrace members of that family by giving their monies away as they are doing!

  • Bekka

    I am in Alaska. Many things a few of you seem not to know about Bristol. Want a brief reader Google Bristol Palin MySpace Gawker. Screen caps of her own words saying Palin accused her of being pregnant back in ’07. Her brother Track told their mom she was a druggie and she laughed about being a SL*T.

    Now Willow the 15 year old is at it. She broke into a house near Wasilla with 11 of her closet guy friends and another girl. The owners came back to fine $20,000 in damages with condoms, hard liquor and drugs all over.

    Remeber that quick retrun from Hawaii Palin claimed was because of paps following her. Not true. Palin had her appointed Attorney General charge the biys and leave the girls out. From which the boys parents went to National Enquirer. The truth going to come out as they go to trail.

    Oh and what a little liar. Bristol’s account of her telling her mom she was pregnant is way different then the first time she told Greta on Fox.

    Palin’s are all liars and cheats.

    Piper never goes to school. Palin’s value nothing but money. Education is nothing to them. They are greedy and we cannot wait for them to fall.

  • Ronda

    Her son is adorable.;)

  • Bekka

    In the article Bristol talks about buying her very first condo in Anchorage this year on her own. A condo in Anchorage where she is begins at $20,000 for a two bedroom. She has a three bedroom she is sharing with her “Roommate”. A male friend of hers who is the Wasilla school swim coach. A real close frind by the way they have been carrying on around town, A real close father figure to Tripp.

    Oh and Bristol, she started her own private public relations business last year with her mother’s attorney, Thomas. How does she work full time, go to college full time. Pose for countless pictures, interviews and travel around the states for Candie’s all in the same 24 hours the rest of us breath in?

    Go to Palingates to read the real story of the phony fake tea party.

  • Bekka

    That would be $200,000 plus costs for the condo. How did a girl with merely a highschool education and a baby buy herself a home most working adults for 5 years with a college degree cannot afford.

    Pimpin the baby in Bazar and shelling for Candie’s must be very lucrative. So much for doing the teen round on safe sex for the PDA of it.

    Bristol should be careful. Hiding income from the IRS like her mommy will get her out of those glamour gowns and into an orange jumpsuit.

  • Sherri

    She says she is ignoring Levi. But in a different article she said she
    is open to him being a father and welcomes him at anytime.
    She makes no sense. And she is promoting being a young unwed
    mother more and more by getting paid for these articles and photo
    shoots she does.

  • darla


    What can you expect from educationally deprived rethuglian teaboggers.
    Ah Christi if that is your real name I’m sure this also goes with your little hos to be or your little teaholings . Nobody knows about giving pill to young girls than you are. And whether you like it or not. This young girls have a title they are called FIRST DAUGHTERS. I’m sure Michelle Obama will appreciate your comment very much and will send some secret service on your house once they figure out your ISP from this board.

  • Caz

    I think she seems to be doing a great job. I have the utmost respect for single moms. They are heros, regardless of their age but especially when they are so young and have to sacrifice even more because of their actions.

  • Jim

    A lot of unhappy campers, poor things.
    Life is so tough because of those wonderful Palins!
    oh grow up and clean up your OWN backyard Libs,
    its a mess!
    Bunch of whiny babies, get a life.
    You sound like the old ladies sharing town gossip.
    Come on Libs, try living life instead of living other
    people’s lives.
    You must STOP freaking out over Palins, get over it.

  • Jim

    @Sherri: @African Girl:

    Question more important, …….WHY does Bristol’s private
    life matter to you?
    Live your OWN life and let Bristol live her’s.
    Its that simple.
    Nasty little thing aren’t you, hate is bad for your health, chill and be more tolerant and you will be much happier and healthier.

  • Debbie

    Just think if YOUR Mother had taken your advice when she found out she was pregnant with YOU.
    Next time think dummy, you sound like a dope.
    Bristol is doing what she feels is best for her son and doing a great job WITHOUT YOUR INPUT!!!
    Worry about your own responsibilities and less about others.
    Don’t you ever sufficate in all that arrogance?

  • Nicole

    what jealousy
    I have heard much better spins Dear.
    Practice is a key to being a good storyteller.
    You little busy body you!
    Now go do your homework!

  • justin bieber fans

    Is that you Sarah Palin? You are a piece of trash for saying that.