Plus, Levi tells HollywoodLife.com that Bristol’s behavior is setting a bad example for their son, Tripp!
We were shocked when we first watched the video of Bristol Palin accusing a Sarah Palin heckler of being “homosexual,” and it sounds like Levi Johnston — Bristol’s ex-fiancé and father of her son, Tripp — was also totally blown away. “Levi would never sanction any type of homophobic behavior,” his rep tells HollywoodLife.com in an exclusive statement. “A lot of his fan base is homosexual, and he appreciates his fan base.
“In additon to that, he would not want his son to grow up with that kind of attitude in any way shape or form,” the statement continues. “It’s totally unacceptable.”
Levi and Bristol began dating in high school in 2005, and Bristol announced she was pregnant Sept. 1, 2008. The couple also announced plans to get married, though they called off their engagement in Nov. 2009. They briefly reunited for a few, glorious weeks in July 2010, but that engagement also fell apart quickly.
Being that she’s the daughter of such a huge political figure, don’t you find it shocking that Bristol would make a homophobic slur — on camera — in the first place? Even if she was defending her mother, there were so many better ways she could have handled it.
Re-watch Bristol’s encounter below, then vote: Do you agree with Levi that her remarks were “totally unacceptable?”