(Tripp is Bristol’s 9-year-old son with former fiancé Levi Johnston.)" data-reactid="39"Sarah Palin released a statement saying the family was thrilled. He’s an American hero and patriot whose service to our country — like all his fellow Medal of Honor recipients — has been above and beyond the call of duty; but even more important is he’s a good and kind man who loves Bristol and Tripp, and is loved by them,” she said.(Tripp is Bristol’s 9-year-old son with former fiancé Levi Johnston.)reports said it was because Meyer hid his previous 2008 marriage to Cassandra Wain from Bristol." data-reactid="40"Meyer and Bristol Palin were set to wed two months later, but called off their nuptials days before the May 23 ceremony.The teen said she wanted to tell her story so that other young people might think twice about having sex."I'd love to [be] an advocate to prevent teen pregnancy because it's not, like, a situation that you would want to strive for, I guess," Bristol said. Palin made an unexpected appearance during the interview in Alaska, and Van Susteren asked her about her daughter's pregnancy.Palin is also mom to 9-year-old son Tripp, whom she shares with ex Levi Johnston.Meyer last posted a photo of himself and Palin to Instagram on Jan.The couple has broken up after a year and a half of marriage, TMZ reports.Palin and Meyer share two daughters together: 2-year-old Sailor and 9-month old Atlee.
And she apparently sprung the news to her parents that she was going to speak publicly the day before the network taping.
Van Susteren was delicate with the teenager but pointedly asked if "contraception is an issue here." "Is that something that you were just lazy about or not interested, or do you have philosophical or religious opposition to it," Van Susteren asked.
Bristol quickly answered that she didn't want to get into specifics.
Some reports said it was because Meyer hid his previous 2008 marriage to Cassandra Wain from Bristol.“Regarding salacious headlines in recent days about ‘secret wives,’ Dakota and I discussed our past relationships prior to our engagement.
Dakota was legally divorced years ago, as any good reporter could and should have disclosed to readers,” Bristol Palin said in a statement.