Willow Palin, the 16-year-old daughter of Sarah Palin, wrote homophobic slurs in a Facebook rant defending her mother's new TLC reality show, Sarah Palin's Alaska, TMZ reports.
According to screen grabs obtained by TMZ, the teen wrote the remarks Sunday night after a user named Tre wrote, "Sarah Palin's Alaska is failing so hard right now." Tre went to school with the Palin children, TMZ said.
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Palin responded on Tre's wall with: "Tre stfu. Your [sic] such a f-----."
She added in a second post: "Haha your [sic] so gay. I have no idea who you are, But what I've seen pictures of, your disgusting ... My sister had a kid and is still hot."
Her comments elicited heated responses from other users, one of whom named Matt called her sister, Bristol Palin
, fat. "And Matt. Your [sic] effin fat as hell. Stfu," Palin wrote. Sarah Palin's Alaska, or The Palins: They're just like us!
Bristol, who made the Dancing with the Stars
final Tuesday, later came to her family's defense, writing to Tre: "You're running your mouth just to talk s---."
Bristol also addressed a user named Jon in the thread with a dig at her ex-fiance, Levi Johnston
: "You'll be as successful as my baby daddy, And actually I do work my ass off. I've been a single mom for the last two years."
Ratings: Sarah Palin's Alaska becomes best launch in TLC history
Willow Palin later fired back at her family's critics with a post that read: "Sorry that you guys are all jealous of my families success and you guys aren't goin to go anywhere with your lives."Sarah Palin's Alaska
premiered to nearly 5 million viewers, making it the biggest launch in TLC history.
A call to Sarah Palin's lawyer was not immediately returned.