The Blame Game: Bristol Palin Claims Ex Raped Her In New Memoir
1 year ago
Is this story only a ploy for more attention?
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In her new memoir, Bristol Palin describes her first sexual encounter with her then boyfriend and future baby’s father Levi Johnston. By her account, the relationship that was first presented on a national stage with the promise of marriage had some dark secrets.
The Daily Beast got their hands on an early copy of Palin’s "Not Afraid of Life," providing us with a cliff notes version of the night Palin unknowingly lost her virginity:
Levi keeps replacing her finished wine coolers with new ones, and soon Bristol hits “that awful wall” that takes her from a “happy buzz” into “the dark abyss of drunkenness.” (Pg. 3) The last thing she remembers is sitting by the fire and laughing with friends, and doesn’t remember waking up in her tent the next morning “with something obviously askew.”
Bristol awakens in her tent, with no recollection of the night before. She looks over and sees Levi’s empty sleeping bag right beside hers, and hears Levi and his friends “outside the tent laughing.” (Pg. 3)
Bristol quickly texts her friend to get over to the tent, and she immediately pops over and tells her, “You definitely had sex with Levi.” (Pg. 4) Despite being brought up in a Christian household determined to save herself until marriage, Bristol laments the fact that her virginity had been “stolen.”
Under Alaska law rape is defined as, sexual intercourse with someone who is “mentally incapable, incapacitated, or unaware that sexual act is being committed.” Based on Palin’s account, Johnston supplied the underage teen with alcohol until she was drunk, taking advantage of her. After the incident, Bristol recalls being told by a friend that she has indeed lost her virginity although she was “determined to save herself until marriage.”