Maci Bookout and Bristol Palin: Single Moms Warn against Teen Pregnancy

By Jayita, Gaea News Network
Wednesday, October 6, 2010

LOS ANGELES ( — MTV’s “16 and Pregnant,” which was spun off into “Teen Mom” gives a chance to single mothers to share their experience and struggles. This is the show where Maci Bookout meets her new BFF Bristol Palin.

Maci Bookout, 19 is the single mother of 21-month-old son Bentley. She had a tough fight with her estranged boyfriend Ryan Edwards, who is also the father of the baby boy.

Similarly, Bristol Palin, the daughter of former GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has battled with the estranged dady of 21-month-old Tripp.

I feel like Maci and I have the same situation

, Bristol tells In Touch magazine.

The single mothers duo met at the Candie’s Foundation Event last May. They were spreading awareness against Teen Pregnancy at Cipriani 42nd street.

We talked about experience we’ve shared

, Bristol said to Touch magazine.

Bristol, who is now competing on “Dancing With the Stars” said,

The other day I saw an episode of ‘Teen Mom,’ and then I texted [Maci], saying, ‘Oh my gosh, I totally went through the exact same thing!

Maci, on the other hand is now staying at Nashville at the vicinity of her new boyfriend, her childhood pal, Kyle King. She says, Edwards has started to be a father and taking responsibilities of their son. He shares custody of Bentley on Wednesday and Thursday nights and every other weekend.

Ryan will text me, ‘Can you send me a picture of Bentley?’

And Ryan’s enjoying the work part, too, changing diapers and giving [Bentley] a bath

, Maci informed.

Maci and Kind are planning to get married eventually but they are in no rush.

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