Bristol Palin has opened up about the “brawl” that allegedly occurred with her family recently, saying she can’t sit back and read lies about herself anymore.
The Palins were implicated in a fight on September 6, and stories spread around the web that alcohol and authorities were involved. But Bristol Palin says the media has it wrong, and she took to Patheos.com to set the record straight.
Palin says that after a man hit her friend from behind–resulting in an injury which required stitches–her sister, Willow, found the attacker’s mom and told her to get control of the situation. Instead, the woman allegedly pushed Willow, who got upset and found Bristol to tell her what had happened.
“By this point, I’d already gotten into the car. But when Willow ran to me crying, telling me that some lady had pushed her down, I got out of the car to go talk to her. Any big sister would do this…I never even got to talk to his mom, because a guy in his late thirties or early forties got in my face. He was towering over me – probably at 6 foot something and over 200 pounds. He puffed his chest out and started yelling. ‘You c-nt!’ he looked right in my eyes and said. ‘Get the f-ck out of here, you slut!’ I was alarmed that things had gotten so bad so fast. But it got even worse when this guy started pushing me. He had his hands on me, pushing me down. That’s when I swung and hit his face…It didn’t phase him. He pushed me down to the ground and kept me there. It was scary and awful. He held me down until someone got me out of the situation,” she wrote.
Palin is no stranger to public confrontation; in 2012, she was involved in an ugly incident at a bar after a man began verbally attacking her mother, Sarah Palin. She says she doesn’t understand why the media has run with the story of the recent altercation when there are other things they could focus on.
“This is what I don’t understand. I have mostly stayed out of the public eye for the past few years. I clock in and out of work – yes I actually have a job – like most middle class Americans and chip away at making my son’s life just a little bit easier. So why does the media still choose to put the Palins into an entirely different category of people? This “story” is still running over a month and a half later. In the meantime, did you even hear about Vice President Joe Biden’s adult son who kicked out of the Navy for cocaine? (That’s the real Vice President’s kid…) So pause for a moment and consider the hysteria over our stupid “incident”, compared to our actual Vice President’s son not even being able to hold on to a position in the Navy Reserve,” she wrote.