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Bristol Palin to appear on ‘American Teenager’

The 19-year-old daughter of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will play herself in an episode of the ABC Family drama series that will deal with the consequences of teen pregnancy.
/ Source: The Associated Press

Sarah Palin's daughter Bristol will make her acting debut on the ABC Family drama series, "The Secret Life of the American Teenager."

The network says the 19-year-old will play herself in an episode scheduled to shoot and air this summer. It will deal with the consequences of teen pregnancy.

The network calls Bristol Palin the most famous teenage mother in America. She was pregnant as her mother campaigned for vice president. Bristol Palin gave birth to her son, Tripp, in December 2008.

The TV series focuses on the relationships between families and friends and how they deal with teenage issues. It premiered two years ago, and its cast includes Molly Ringwald and Mark Derwin.