Bristol Palin is set to make her acting debut on ABC Family’s “The Secret Life of the American Teenager,” Access Hollywood has learned.
Bristol will be playing herself as one of Amy’s (Shailene Woodley) friends at a music program for teen mothers, in an episode to be shot in LA.
“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,” the eldest daughter of former Alaskan Governor and Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin said in a statement.
The show’s executive producer is also excited to have the 19-year-old guest star on the teen drama.
“Bristol Palin is the most famous teenage mother in America,” Brenda Hampton said. “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.”
Bristol’s episode of “The Secret Life of the American Teenager” will air sometime this summer when the series returns for its third season on ABC Family.