Exclusive! Levi Johnston: Goodbye Taco Bell, Hello Fancy Suits!

Thu, November 12, 2009 11:40am EDT by 4 Comments
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If you saw Levi now, you might not even recognize him!

Bristol Palin‘s baby daddy has come a long way since his hockey days back in Wasilla, Alaska! And Wasilla was the last thing on his mind when we saw him Nov. 11 at the first annual Fleshbot Awards, hosted at New York hot spot The Box. Levi gave us the scoop on his new life: his healthy eating habits, his swanky wardrobe, and how he’s getting ready to drop his drawers for Playgirl!

“No more late night Taco Bell,” says bodyguard Marvin Jones. (Levi’s a big fan of the Bell – especially the Bacon Cheddar Gordita Crunch, a tasty snack loaded with 37 grams of fat!) “We’ve been working out for the past two months, three hours a day, six days a week. Just some exercises to tone and put a little muscle mass on him.”

And with a new body comes new admirers! Levi has very specific criteria for his girlfriend.

“She’s got to be smart and outgoing,” Levi says about his dream girl criteria. “She’s got to be able to handle the cold, since I live in Alaska. And I don’t want no shopaholic!”

But is Levi willing to go the extra mile and do a little manscaping? Not so much.

“Hell no, I didn’t get waxed!” Levi protests, as if offended by the very idea. “I don’t care if [Playgirl] wants me to or not. There are some things I ain’t doin’!”

Also on his list of things he “ain’t doin”: acting in porn and watching Twilight. What he is doing, however, is improving his style.

“It’s definitely changed,” he says. “We’ve moved up in the world from Carhartt [a brand of super-durable work clothing] to the tuxes and fancy clothes. You gotta do it.”

Yes, Levi seems to be living it up during his trip to New York City, but is he going too far? Someone seeking joint custody of his son should probably spend a little more time at home – and a little less time accepting awards for shedding his clothes.

Just saying.

“She’s got to be smart and outgoing,” Levi says about his dream girl criteria. “She’s got to be able to handle the cold, since I live in Alaska. And I don’t want no shopaholic!”

We caught up with Sarah Palin’s would-be son-in-law Nov. 11 at the First Annual Fleshbot Awards, hosted at New York hot spot The Box, where he was honored with the “Crossover Star” award for his much-hyped Playgirl photo shoot.

And speaking of the shoot, Levi gave us the scoop on how he’s been preparing himself – and his body – for the two-day event, which begins Nov. 12.