The daughter of famed politico Sarah Palin calls herself "naturally shy" and believes that personality trait will carry over to what she'll be wearing as a contestant on "Dancing With the Stars," she tells People.
The teen mom predicts she'll be the "most dressed" contestant and vows to have the "most modest outfits" in the cast. Why would she limit herself on a show that's notorious for skimpy outfits? "Because that's who I am," she says
As our friends over at PopEater report, the 19-year-old mother wants to set a good example for her 20-month-old son, Tripp. "I see this as something that's fun and that's positive and I'm going to be able to show my work ethic to people out there."
She also wants to represent for all the single moms out there. In an interview with RadarOnline.com, she says, "Yes, we can balance work and family, and we can also take on a new and exciting challenge."
Palin's dance partner, Mark Ballas, has his work cut out for him, as Bristol is a complete novice.
"I have no experience in dance," she tells People. "But I come from an athletic background, so I'm thankful for that. [I played] basketball, volleyball, soccer, everything."
The full cast of Season 11 of "Dancing With the Stars" was announced Monday night. Joining Palin will be David Hasselhoff, Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino, Audrina Patridge, Michael Bolton, "Dirty Dancing" star Jennifer Grey, "Brady Bunch" mom Florence Henderson and former Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner. The show premieres Sept. 20 at 8pm ET on ABC.
In other reality TV news, TLC's popular "Say Yes to the Dress" will bring fans more to love next month, when it unveils its "Big Bliss" series featuring curvaceous brides-to-be in search of their perfect dress.