Bristol Palin

Sarah Palin's daughter, Bristol Palin, will make her acting debut on The Secret Life of the American Teenager, ABC Family announced.

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The 19-year-old Palin has a 1-year-old son, Tripp, with ex-fiance Levi Johnston. She will play herself as one of Amy's (Shailene Woodley) friends at a music program for teen moms. Palin said in a statement that she is "thrilled" to appear on the hit series.

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"Bristol Palin is the most famous teenage mother in America," said Secret Life executive producer Brenda Hampton. "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."

Palin's episode is slated to air this summer when Secret Life returns for its third season.