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April 04, 2009

Levi Johnston: Hey, You Know What Bristol Needs Right Now? Me Going on a Jerry Springer Type Show and Talking About Our Sex Life

Because it was so important that Levi Johnston share his story with the world. Let me go on national tv to talk about the girl I got pregnant and then abandoned.

Sarah Palin says that Johnston didn't even give Bristol the courtesy of a head's up:

“Bristol did not even know Levi was going on the show. We’re disappointed that Levi and his family, in a quest for fame, attention, and fortune, are engaging in flat-out lies, gross exaggeration, and even distortion of their relationship,” says the statement from the Palin family rep.

“Bristol’s focus will remain on raising Tripp, completing her education, and advocating abstinence,” the statement continues. “It is unfortunate that Levi finds it more appealing to exploit his previous relationship with Bristol than to contribute to the well being of the child.”

Allah suggests that Tyra Banks just may have paid for the interview, which the presumably unemployed (or underemployed) Johnston saw as easy money.

I have no idea what could have been going on this guy's mind if that's not the case. I'm sure Banks' producers urged him to Get your side of the story out!, but why did any side of the story need to come out? Bristol wasn't talking, and not even the gossip-hungry blogosphere was talking about it much. At least not the right side.

I just don't get it. Apparently he's thinking that he just impregnated and abandoned a 17 year old girl, so it must be his time to shine.



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