Palins to face Levi Johnston tell-all
April 25th, 2011
06:20 PM ET
3 years ago

Palins to face Levi Johnston tell-all

Washington (CNN) – Bristol Palin's baby-daddy, Levi Johnston, wrote a book to be published this fall that will set the "record straight" about his relationship with the Palins.

"I want to tell the truth about my close relationship with the Palins, my sense of Sarah, and my perplexing fall from grace – how I feel and what I've learned," Johnston said in a statement. "I'm doing this for me, for my boy Tripp and for the country."
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Filed under: Bristol Palin • Levi Johnston
August 23rd, 2010
04:12 PM ET
4 years ago

Levi Johnston files letter of intent to run for office in Wasilla

Levi Johnston on Friday filed a letter of intent to run for office in Wasilla, Alaska.
Levi Johnston on Friday filed a letter of intent to run for office in Wasilla, Alaska.

(CNN) - Levi Johnston filed paperwork on Friday that confirms his intent to run for office in Wasilla, Alaska – presumably for the same office Sarah Palin held until 2002.

Filing a letter of intent is typically the first step local politicians take when seeking elected office. Johnston's filing permits him to accept campaign contributions.

Levi's Letter of Intent [PDF]

In the Alaska Public Offices Commission form letter, Johnson filled out a blank stating he intends to run for office in the "City of Wasilla 2011" election but did not declare an office. But, Stone & Company Entertainment confirmed to CNN on August 10 that it is actively shopping a show that will feature Johnston running for mayor.

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Filed under: Alaska • Levi Johnston
August 14th, 2010
10:27 AM ET
4 years ago

Palin, Johnston settle custody issue

Bristol Palin and Levi Johnston have reached an agreement over the custody of their son.
Bristol Palin and Levi Johnston have reached an agreement over the custody of their son.

(CNN) - Bristol Palin and Levi Johnston have reached an agreement over the custody of their son, the Associated Press reported Friday.

The custody agreement comes just weeks after the couple called off their re-engagement.

Under the agreement, Johnston gets visitation rights two days a week, while Palin gets primary physical custody of their son Tripp. The couple will share legal custody, Johnston's lawyer told the Associated Press.

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Filed under: Bristol Palin • Levi Johnston • Sarah Palin
August 11th, 2010
02:44 PM ET
4 years ago

Wasilla mayor plays hardball with Levi

Levi Johnston's potential political rival commented on reports Johnston will run for mayor of Wasilla, Alaska.
Levi Johnston's potential political rival commented on reports Johnston will run for mayor of Wasilla, Alaska.

(CNN) - The man Levi Johnston may face in his bid for mayor of Wasilla, Alaska is sparing no punches when it comes to the political newcomer.

"Well, it is a little early to declare. Usually most wait until the year the seat is up," current Wasilla Mayor Verne Rupright said in a statement. "But since I am nearly old enough to be Levi's grandfather I think it would be wise for him to get a high school diploma and keep his clothes on. The voters like that!"

Rupright's comments come two days after the production firm Stone & Company Entertainment said it is actively shopping a show that will feature Johnston seeking the post once held by Sarah Palin.

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Filed under: Alaska • Levi Johnston
August 10th, 2010
08:47 AM ET
4 years ago

Johnston running for Palin's old job in reality show

Levi Johnston wants to be the star of a new reality show that will profile his campaign to be mayor of Wasilla, Alaska.
Levi Johnston wants to be the star of a new reality show that will profile his campaign to be mayor of Wasilla, Alaska.

(CNN) – Levi Johnston wants to run for Sarah Palin's former job – with cameras watching him at every step.

Stone & Company Entertainment confirmed to CNN that it is actively shopping a show that will feature Johnston seeking his former almost-mother-in-law's old post as mayor of Wasilla, Alaska.

The show, to be called "Loving Levi: The Road to the Mayor's Office," will feature the trials and tribulations of America's most famous teen dad as he enters the world of politics while continuing to dabble in Hollywood, Stone also confirmed.

First reported by Variety, the company confirms it is already shooting the pilot and is shopping it to several networks.

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Filed under: 2012 • Alaska • Levi Johnston • Sarah Palin
August 5th, 2010
07:18 AM ET
August 3rd, 2010
04:44 PM ET
4 years ago

Magazine: Bristol Palin, Levi Johnston engagement called off ... again

Bristol Palin has ended her engagement to Levi Johnston, People Magazine reported.
Bristol Palin has ended her engagement to Levi Johnston, People Magazine reported.

(CNN) - Bristol Palin has called off her engagement to Levi Johnston, People Magazine reported Tuesday.

"It's over. I broke up with him," Bristol Palin told People Magazine. Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin told the magazine her daughter has learned a valuable lesson: "to trust but verify."

Last month, Bristol and Johnston became reengaged without first informing Sarah Palin.

At the time, the Palin family issued a statement that stopped short of a full-throated endorsement.

And in her statement to People Magazine published Tuesday, Sarah Palin made her wishes for Bristol known.

"I wish for Bristol to be able to move forward in life with her same forgiving, gracious, optimistic spirit, but from henceforth she'll know to trust but verify. Bristol is strong, she is independent, and she knows what is right for her son," the former vice presidential candidate said.

And as for the reasons, Bristol told People that a trip to Hollywood was the final straw.

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Filed under: Bristol Palin • Levi Johnston • Popular Posts
July 24th, 2010
01:21 PM ET
4 years ago

Levi Johnston to star in music video

Levi Johnston is set to star in a new music video.
Levi Johnston is set to star in a new music video.

(CNN) – Fresh off his re-engagement to Bristol Palin, the Associated Press reports that Levi Johnston is set to appear in an R&B music video in which he will play a young man driven away from his love interest by the young woman's mother.

Johnston, the fiancé of Bristol Palin, has agreed to appear in the video with Brittani Senser, an R&B artist.

"He's looking forward to doing it," Johnston's attorney told the Associated Press on Friday. "It will give him an opportunity to act a little bit in front of a camera. He's done a commercial before, but something like this is a little more involved."

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Filed under: Bristol Palin • Levi Johnston
July 20th, 2010
01:50 PM ET
4 years ago

Bristol and Levi: Not getting their own reality show ... yet

Bristol Palin won’t be the subject of a new reality show, according to a spokesperson for the 19-year-old.
Bristol Palin won’t be the subject of a new reality show, according to a spokesperson for the 19-year-old.

(CNN) - As soon as Bristol Palin and Levi Johnston announced their engagement, rumors began to fly that they also had a reality show in the works.

But, said a representative for 19-year-old Palin, the young couple's embark into matrimony won't be part of your regularly scheduled viewing.

Read more at the Marquee blog.


Filed under: Bristol Palin • Levi Johnston • Sarah Palin
July 15th, 2010
09:12 AM ET
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