Such good acting by Bristol with that reality show eye daubing to signify sadness.
That is right up there with Khloe Kardashian and Snooki.
So clearly Bristol has been working on this show longer than we all thought and has literally filmed the end of her marriage while shaping the footage to make it seem as if she is the reasonable one and Dakota is the big dumb PTSD suffering jerk.
This means that MTV sees her as a long-term participant and is positioning her to be a sympathetic character whose now carefully scripted life they can exploit for ratings.
I am not sure what deal they offered Dakota except that we know he got the house and joint custody of his daughters so perhaps that was part of the negotiations.
This whole thing just seems extraordinarily trashy.
But then again, it IS the Palin family.