In a move that will surely do nothing to keep her out of the public eye, Bristol Palin, the daughter of former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, has announced that she will guest-star on an episode of The Secret Life of the American Teenager, ABC Family’s series about a the life of a teenage mother as she goes through high school.

This will be Palin’s acting debut, but the role won’t be too much of a stretch for the young mother: she’ll be playing herself when filming begins later this year in Los Angeles. “I am thrilled to be on this show," the younger Palin said, "and to be a part of a program that educates teens and young adults about the consequences of teen pregnancy.” –EMILIE LITTLEHALES

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