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Single mom Bristol Palin wants her baby daddy to support their kid.

Specifically, that means she is angling for some of the money generated by the recent Levi Johnston nude Playgirl photos and subsequent media blitz.

Court documents filed by Bristol's lawyer Wednesday in Alaska demand $1,750 a month from Levi - retroactive to the birth of son Tripp on December 27, 2008.

According to the filing, Bristol Palin believes Levi pulled in "in excess of $105,000 in 2009 through various media interviews and modeling related activities."

In other words, peeps paid Levi Johnston to get naked! That's what he does.

Levi Johnston and Bristol Palin in happier, fake-engaged times.

Bristol says in a statement, "I have received limited and sporadic financial assistance from Levi." Bristol says Levi forked over only $4,400 over the 13 months of Tripp's existence - $3,000 on September 9, 2009, $1,400 on December 19.

Pretty weak, dude. Way to support your kid.

Bristol Palin is seeking temporary support for lil' Tripp, pending permanent child support. In the meantime, maybe hit up mom Sarah for some book royalties?

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Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin and teenage daughter Bristol Palin both chose to have babies under tough circumstances. The decisions they made were honorable.

Posing with their sons on the cover of In Touch? Not so much!

It's hard to imagine a major political figure deciding it's smart to appear on the cover of a celebrity gossip magazine - a C-grade one at that - for credibility's sake.

This is not a sexist remark. We'd scratch our heads if Barack Obama were on the cover too ... next to Angie's "dangerous pregnancy" and Rachel Zoe's "scary diet" ...

They Chose Life

Bristol and Sarah Palin chose life ... and big paychecks!

Bristol Palin didn’t know what she was in for when Levi Johnston hit it without protection and knocked her up in 2008. But she gave birth to Tripp in December 2008.

Just a year earlier, at the age of 44, Sarah Palin carried her son Trig to term, even after she was told during a sonogram that he would be born with Down syndrome.

Now, the mother and daughter are sharing a unique experience - raising their baby boys together under the same roof and telling this fine publication all about it.

“The last few years have been unreal and surreal,” Sarah tells In Touch.

From our vantage point, we couldn't agree more.

Bristol Palin, Nude Tripp Johnston

Tripp sure is a cutie! And looks like Levi!

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Unlike tens of thousands of Playgirl subscribers who flocked to see pictures of Levi Johnston nude, Bristol Palin wants nothing to do with her baby daddy.

A heated custody battle between Levi and Bristol is heating up after she petitioned for sole custody over their son Tripp, who just turned one yesterday.

Bristol: Dancer With the Stars

The request by Bristol Palin for sole custody was made public after a Superior Court judge ruled last week against keeping the court proceedings closed.

A temporary order authorized the use of pseudonyms while the court handled the request, as no good "could result to the child by an onslaught of media."

Levi Johnston pushed for open court proceedings - there's a shocker!

"I feel more comfortable in a public courtroom which will help everyone stay civil and be on their best behavior," the media whore said in a statement.

RNC-YA! Bristol dumped Levi shortly after the '08 campaign.

Levi is seeking shared custody and denies claims by Bristol Palin that he has been avoiding his parental responsibilities, according to multiple reports.

In addition to sole custody, Bristol requested child support and asked that Johnston's mother, Sherry, not be allowed unsupervised visits with Tripp.

Sherry Johnston was busted for dealing drugs earlier this year.

"The best interests of the child compel the conclusion that Bristol should be awarded 100 percent legal and physical custody of Tripp, with visitation rights in favor of Levi," Bristol's attorney Thomas V. Van Flein said in court papers.

Bristol and Johnston conveniently broke off their fake engagement, concocted to make Sarah Palin look less terrible during the 2008 presidential campaign after the news of Bristol's pregnancy broke, shortly after Tripp was born.

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Sarah Palin's biggest fear upon learning she would become John McCain's V.P. running mate last year was that people would learn about the D she once got.

That third-grade reading class was brutal!

Who Names Their Kid Bristol

Jokes aside, she told Oprah Winfrey in her much-anticipated interview how she thought the grade "would be the extent of the controversy" surrounding her.

But, as the former Alaska governor details in her autobiography, Going Rogue, the pregnancy of her teenage daughter, Bristol Palin, would soon hit the fan.

Bristol was "devastated" the world knew Levi Johnston got her pregnant, and Sarah Palin told Winfrey she was "naive" to think the media would leave her alone.

The father of Bristol's baby, who's set to pose nude in Playgirl, has caused Sarah much duress: "It's heartbreaking to see the road he is on now," she says.

Bristol Palin, she said, is doing "an amazing job," as a mom, living at home while going to college and working, and is trying to set an example to her sisters and other young women that "there are consequences to unprotected sex."

Those being babies, and absentee dads who pose nude in Playgirl while trashing your mom to any media outlet that will listen. Keep the legs closed, girls!

On her own pregnancy with Trig, who Levi says she mocked for his Down Syndrome, Palin said she gained understanding of women contemplating abortion.

"It was easy to understand why a woman would feel it's easier to just do away with a less than ideal circumstance, to do away with the problem," she said.

She said she knew for three weeks about the pregnancy before telling husband Todd. "He had probably a better reaction," she said. "I was more frightened."

Palin told Winfrey that after the 2008 loss, she called it quits as Alaska Governor because she knew she wasn't going to run again, and couldn't do her job.

"Alaska was being hampered by my presence there," she said. "I wasn't able to talk about issues that were important or an ethics violation would be filed."

She was cagey when asked if she planned a presidential run in 2012, as many have speculated, saying, "I don't know what I'm going to be doing then."

She also didn't answer when asked if she planned to host a talk show. "Oprah, you are the queen of talk shows," Palin said. "There's nothing to worry about."

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The man who Sarah Palin pretended was almost her son-in-law during her bid for the Vice Presidency in 2008 will be taking legal action to obtain joint custody of his child with her daughter, according to various reports.

Levi Johnston, 19, is the father of 10-month-old baby son Tripp with his ex-girlfriend Bristol Palin, also 19, the eldest daughter of the former Alaska chief exec.

The two were engaged to be married, at least according to her mom's publicist, during last year's campaign, but broke off their relationship earlier this year.

Johnston is seeking joint custody at the end of the month because the Palin family is allegedly making it difficult for him to see his son, he told The Insider.

He's also not mincing words when it comes to selling out Sarah, recently claiming to Vanity Fair that she called her baby retarded (he has Down Syndrome).

Levi J. Pic

Levi Johnston became quasi-famous because of unprotected, premarital sex. Is it too much to ask for him to enjoy joint custody of the fruit born of that endeavor?

"It's not working. I'm done," the future Playgirl centerfold said of the current situation, which he deems unacceptable based on how little they're letting him see Tripp.

He says he has no choice but to fight back - and take her down if needed.

"It's going to have to go to court. They just pushed me over the edge."

We just hope master thespian William Shatner will read the text of Levi's court papers, and Sarah's obligatory press conference to respond to them for good measure.

The relationship between Johnston and the Palins was never exactly good, but has taken a particularly nasty turn in the last few weeks, with Johnston calling Sarah Palin a hypocrite, and Palin lambasting him for the nude Playgirl pictorial.

Whose side are you on?

 

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Like Zac Efron, Bristol Palin celebrated turning another year older (and hopefully wiser, especially about using protection) yesterday on the 18th of October.

You can forgive us for missing the big day yesterday, however.

After all, the eldest daughter of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, to gained notoriety for getting knocked up last year, has kept a rather low profile of late.

Unlike baby daddy Levi Johnston, who's looking to cash in on his 15 minutes of fame by posing nude and doing commercials for nuts, she's gone AWOL.

Good for Bristol Palin.

Here's a little photo tribute to the mother of baby Tripp, and one of America's favorite unwed teen moms, who just celebrated her 19th birthday ...

Bristol Palin and Her Baby

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Levi Johnston has a good gig.

Just 19 years old, he lives his life largely out of the limelight, but once in awhile gets a nice paycheck to dish about former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, whose teenage daughter he famously impregnated in early 2008. Nice work!

Vanity Fair is the latest to profile America's most beloved unwed teen baby daddy. In the magazine's October issue, Levi explains what happened behind the scenes of the 2008 campaign for the White House - and inside the Palin home.

Johnston wastes little time dispelling myths about the former Alaska Governor ...

Levi on Sarah's parenting: "There wasn’t much ... The kids do it all themselves: cook, clean, do the laundry, get ready for school. Most of the time [Bristol Palin] would help her sister with homework. I’d barbecue chicken or steak on the grill."

Levi and Mrs. Palin

On Sarah's reaction to him knocking up Bristol: "Sarah told me she had a great idea: we would keep it a secret - nobody would know that Bristol was pregnant. She told me that once Bristol had the baby she and Todd would adopt him."

"Sarah kept mentioning this. She wouldn’t give up. She would say, 'So, are you gonna let me adopt him?' We kept telling her definitely not. I think that Sarah didn’t want people to know her 17-year-old daughter was going to have a kid."

On Palin's response to criticism that John McCain lost because of her: "She thought she was running for president. She'd say 'I brought everything to the table' and 'the majority of people were out there voting because of me!'"

On Sarah changing post-campaign: "Sarah walked around the house pouting ... one or two weeks after she got back, she started talking about how nice it would be to quit, write a book or do a show and make 'triple the money.'"

Quality stuff, and certainly there will be plenty more where that came from. Just write Levi Johnston a check and he'll bash Sarah all you like!

Here's a behind-the-scenes video of Levi's photo shoot with Vanity Fair ...

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Bristol Palin's baby daddy, Levi Johnston, hasn't trashed the Palin family in a few weeks, so we're so glad he found a mic at Sunday's Teen Choice Awards (yes, he went) and told the world what he thinks of Bristol's campaign for abstinence.

"I don't buy it," Levi told Radar Online. "The first time it [the subject of abstinence] came around, she said it wasn't realistic. Now she says it is. So I think she caught herself in a little thing there. I don't buy it. It's all a show."

Strong words from Johnston, although pretty accurate.

As for the mother of Bristol Palin, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, Levi says he's back on good terms with for the sake of his new baby, Tripp.

But that didn't stop him from saying how her marriage has been in trouble for some time, and ultimately led to her resignation as Alaska governor.

When we asked if his would-have-been in-laws, Sarah and Todd Palin, had marital problems, Levi responded: "Oh yeah. There have been from day one."

Asked if he thought marital problems were the reason she stepped down as governor, Levi Johnston again didn't hesitate: "Oh yeah, I definitely do."

He also said Sarah Palin will be chasing bigger paychecks now that she’s out of office and on the speaker circuit. “She took the money,” Johnston said.

“That’s what she’s talked about for awhile now, that’s what I’m gathering and I think that’s what she’s doing,” shared the 19-year-old aspiring actor.

Not sure how long he'll be in their good graces after this, but we're glad he shared - and we look forward to Meghan Stapleton's ridiculous response.

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We wanna leave Bristol Palin alone. We really do.

Each time we write about the new mother, a few readers take our staff to task for featuring stories on this poor, innocent youth that, apparently, never understood the consequences of unprotected sex until she got pregnant.

Bristol Palin Legs

But we aren't the ones that put Bristol on the cover of People!

If you have a problem with celebrity gossip blogs taking digs at the young mom and her baby daddy, please direct your complaints to a certain attention-starved former Vice Presidential candidate in Wasilla, Alaska.

That being said, the latest excerpt from People's cover story on Bristol focuses on her relationship with Levi Johnston; or, specifically, his relationship with son Tripp.

"I know Levi will be a part of Tripp's life," Bristol says in the latest issue of the magazine. "I know he loves him."

While it may seem as though Palin and her ex-lover get along worse than Yankee and Red Sox fans - following a round of TV interviews in which Levi criticized the Palin family for trying to restrict them from time with Tripp - Bristol says things were never that bad.

"I don't think we were ever at war at all," she said.

Added Todd Palin: "I think it's all going to be fine. Tripp needs to share time with Levi's family. When Levi came to pick him up the other day, Tripp was smiling. It's a special time for a baby and his dad."

Just like giving interviews to various tabloids is a special time for a father and his daughter, right Todd?

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Last week, Bristol Palin was just one of millions of students across these United States to graduate from high school and begin the rest of her life.

But her pretty face was nowhere to be seen on the overhead screen as images from her high-school senior slideshow – photos from the prom and a Class of 2009 portrait set against the Alaska snow – played during Wasilla High's commencement.

Did it make her sad to have missed out on the senior-year fun – and to spend graduation night quietly at home, giving 5-month-old son Tripp a bottle?

Bristol, the eldest daughter of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, answers somewhat impatiently, like any multitasking mom: "I have other things to worry about."

In just the past nine months, Bristol Palin has weathered her mom's bid for the Vice Presidency, a failed engagement to baby daddy Levi Johnston, and a pregnancy that made her both a mother at 18 and a poster child for teen sexuality.

Bristol Palin and Her Baby

She is uncertain where she will go to college, but high school grad Bristol Palin says her future will definitely include advocating for teen pregnancy prevention.

"Girls need to imagine and picture their life with a screaming newborn baby and then think before they have sex," she says. "Think about the consequences."

"If girls realized the consequences of sex, nobody would be having sex," adds Bristol Palin, sitting at her parents' lakeside patio table. "Trust me. Nobody."

What is this, 1965? People realize the consequences of having sex ... she probably meant to throw "unprotected" in there, we're guessing. The irony here is that the new abstinence advocate makes a far better argument for sex education.

As for her breakup with Levi Johnston, 19, with whom she's still trying to resolve child support and visitation issues, she believes it was for the best.

"I'm thankful we didn't get married because if it wasn't going to work now, it wasn't going to work in five years," the 18-year-old solemnly says.

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Bristol Palin Biography

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Teenagers need to prevent pregnancy to begin with -- this isn't ideal. But I'm fortunate to have a supportive family, which is dealing with this together.

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Tripp is so perfectly precious; we love him with all our hearts. I can't imagine life without him now.

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