A Demure Bristol, Really?

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In this publicity image released by ABC, Bristol Palin, daughter of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, and her partner Mark Ballas rehearse for "Dancing with the Stars," premiering Monday, Sept. 20, 2010 on ABC. (AP Photo/ABC, Greg Zabilski)

When we first saw Bristol Palin in that glittery, grey sparkle school marm suit, on last night's Dancing With the Stars 11th season premiere episode, we sent up a collective sigh.
C'mon, Bristol. Really?
But then the 19-year daughter of former Republican  vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin ripped off the suit and seductively danced the cha-cha-cha to "Mama Told Me Not Come"  in a fire-engine red tiered dress. (By the way, her legs looked phenomenal)
The look was wonderfully classy, yet demure at the same time.   Although we will say the makeup was a bit street walkerish. All this has little to do with chastity, wouldn't you agree.  (But I digress.) At the end of the night, however, it doesn't matter how she looked:  With a total of 18 out of a possible 30 points, the shy Palin is going to have to dance hard to come out ahead of crowd favorites: basketball star Rick Fox and actors Florence Henderson and Kyle Massey and of course, Jersey Shore's The Situation. (Yes he scored low, but did you see his body?)
Good Luck, Bristol.

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