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My next guest personal life was thrust into the spotlight when Senator John McCain asked her mother to be his running mate in the 2008 presidential election.
Now since then Bristol Palin along with a mother had been the target of constant attacks by the liberal media and liberal pundits.
But now she's ready to tell her side of the story in her brand new book not afraid of life my journey so far.
Bristol discusses everything from her teenage pregnancy to the nasty rumors from the campaign trail.
And she joins us -- -- -- welcome back.
Well this is -- you danced in front of 24 million people -- -- that must -- been the hard part.
Yet you know that was difficult but I had an -- time.
If you have a kind of a gutsy family your mom's pretty gutsy dad's pretty Padilla is out there in the freezing cold that -- frostbite.
Yet we we come from a really gutsy family really independent background and.
I love my family -- you could very very personal this book you talk about the early twenty years old yes -- to me that you still a kid -- But you talk about the difficulty -- mean.
Yeah you could you talk about virginity -- -- you really lay it out in this book was that hard to do.
Yes hard to go back and that every live all those moments by talking about them and -- It it it was hard but it's so worth it because I know it's going to be helping other people and that is that -- was -- you motive I think even at the end of the book you set some our member -- counts.
Something really to the effect that you know what I'm not a role model dancer pre German normal normal girl who couldn't.
Hide her problems -- learned a few lessons along the way yeah absolutely and -- another by putting it all out there that.
Eventually that's gonna help someone you know well you use you talk and I know that some that was made -- you talk about your pregnancy.
And since the book has come out a lot has been made this -- you said.
You for the first time you like your mom.
What did you lighting them about never lie -- you mother but.
Ever realize -- -- -- -- and that's like the biggest lesson that I learned at.
-- throughout my life you know I made a decision to go out sneak out my friends get drunk get have sex for the first time -- I own up to them a stake in the book I talk about.
That being one of my biggest regrets.
Yeah so you lied about where you going then -- Would you mother said -- how.
I'm just checking because yeah I had to sneak -- -- a window -- sneak out the window sneak back in one -- -- follows waiting.
It was not a good night.
Huge he said he drank that night for the first time.
Was a wine coolers or some yeah okay you know you never had drank he never drank alcohol before that never drank alcohol for the right.
And this made a little group took a lot of note in the media a lot of people took note of this.
-- said that that you -- you texted a friend who came over and told you that you would definitely slept with your boyfriend.
And state and in his tent.
You didn't plan on that happening he first said that first comes love then comes marriage.
You almost sounded like he didn't remember in even say is much -- you really didn't remember what it happen.
-- you know I remember.
Being with my friends by the campfire and then waking up an intent by myself and that was a bush decision that I made in and I know a lot of young girls do make that decision and I know they regret it.
And and some of -- it but you wanted to go do you wade wouldn't ans I guess from the book -- -- -- you when you're not describing date rape.
No absolutely not I'm not accusing me by every -- -- -- that I'm just looking at that decision and that situation that I got myself and with older and wiser eyes.
What what it win this had to.
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