ABC Family’s hit series "The Secret Life of the American Teenager,’ which deals with teen pregnancy among other issues, will get a very high profile guest star this summer when the show comes back for season number three, ABC Family has announced.
The guest star is Bristol Palin, daughter of former Alaska governor and Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin.
"Bristol Palin is the most famous teenage mother in America. We’re thrilled to have her join us, and I think she will bring additional attention to the issues facing teen parents that we’ve been exploring for a couple of seasons now," said series Executive Producer Brenda Hampton in a statement.
According to ABC Family’s release, "Palin will be playing herself, as one of Amy’s (Shailene Woodley) friends at a music program for teen mothers."
Bristol Palin commented in a statement, "I am thrilled to be on this show and to be a part of a program that educates teens and young adults about the consequences of teen pregnancy.”