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Bristol Palin's speaking fees

  1. May 18, 2010 #1

    Evo

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    Who on earth would pay $15,000 to $30,000 to hear her speak? Why?

    Bristol Palin to hit speakers' circuit

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_people_bristol_palin [Broken]
     
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    :uhh:

    It's difficult to know what to say beyond that.
     
  4. May 18, 2010 #3

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    Ahahahaha. Abstinence speaker :rofl:
     
  5. May 18, 2010 #4
    The funniest comment from someone from the link provided is, "I wish her grandmother had used birth control."
     
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  6. May 18, 2010 #5

    lisab

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    ...wow...just, wow...
     
  7. May 18, 2010 #6

    Vanadium 50

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    Nice work if you can get it!

    And she does have a kid to support.
     
  8. May 18, 2010 #7
    She's "famous" for getting pregnant and being the daughter of someone famous and has the audacity to ask for that much money to talk to people about abstinence of all things.
    At best that sounds like the premise for a comedy skit.
     
  9. May 18, 2010 #8

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    I'd look for it on SNL next weekend. Too good to pass up, and Lorne Michaels is not one to let current affairs get stale.
     
  10. May 18, 2010 #9

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    Paris Hilton gets paid $100,000's just to show up at a club on opening night
    It also does make sense you would get someone like her to speak at something like that. Who do you pay when you want to have a lecture on politics other then someone who has been in politics? Who do you pay to give a lecture on drug abuse? Someone who has never touched drugs in their life? It makes perfect sense. Hopefully you don't have it in your mind that she'll come on stage dressed in a cheerleading outfit yelling "no sex = great sex!" (king of the hill reference if anyone gets it...) like something you'd see in a cartoon.
     
  11. May 18, 2010 #10

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    She can tell young girls, "I get paid $30,000 because I got knocked up at 17 and my mom's famous. You get nothing if you get knocked up because your mom's not famous". Yeah, that's quite a motivational speech.
     
  12. May 18, 2010 #11
    She's a celebrity in her own right.
    Following your examples, who would you get to talk about abstinence? Someone who has abstained.
     
  13. May 18, 2010 #12

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    http://terpsboy.com/blogger5/jake_blues.jpg [Broken]
    How much for the girl? :rofl:
     
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  14. May 18, 2010 #13

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    Do you have laws on disclosing or limiting political contributions?
    It can be a good way for companies to funnel money to a candidate in return for future favorable relations.
     
  15. May 18, 2010 #14

    Astronuc

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    There have been rumors to that effect.

    They are a bit like a screen door on a submarine or a picture window in a tank.
     
  16. May 18, 2010 #15
    Mother wants best for her kids that's all. And Sarah Palin seems to be a good mother despite her drawbacks.
     
  17. May 18, 2010 #16

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    Her own right? :rolleyes: What right? By right of posting a self porno on the web?
     
  18. May 18, 2010 #17

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mvZgwtpPmLY
     
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