Last week, an excerpt from Bristol Palin's new memoir Not Afraid of Life: My Journey So Far revealed the intimate details of how Bristol became a teen mom. For the first time, she revealed how she infamously got involved with Levi Johnston one evening after drinking one too many wine coolers and woke up the next day with Levi and virginity gone.
The picture she paints left many to wonder if Bristol was suggesting that Levi took advantage of her against her will, coercing her into a situation she didn't really want to be in. However, this morning, Bristol sat down for an interview with Good Morning America to clarify her "stolen virginity" comments. She explains:
“That’s what it felt like. I’m not accusing Levi of date rape or rape at all, but I am just looking back with the adult eyes that I have now and just thinking, ‘That was a foolish decision. I should have never been underage drinking and I should have never gotten myself into a situation like that.’ ”
Yeah. Funny how things look so much clearer without the beer-goggles, huh? We're glad to hear you owning up to your own part in this girl. Rather than preach about abstinence, which she does talk about in length in the video (above), a better message to send young girls would be to be careful with underage drinking. That could lead to all kinds of other foolish decisions like drunk driving or alcohol poisoning.
Maybe its time to rethink your platforms, honey. You might be able to do a lot more good in the world.