October 09, 2012 3:48pm PT by Stephanie Chan
Anderson Cooper Tells Bristol Palin to 'Get a Job, Stop Being on TV'
Bristol Palin broke down and stormed out on her partner Mark Ballas during a rehearsal session for Monday night’s performance on Dancing With the Stars: All Stars.
Anderson Cooper remarks on her moment of weakness during his daytime talk show Anderson Live, saying, “Anyone who is on a reality show knows that to get attention, you have to have a have a wardrobe malfunction, throw up, have a breakdown -- have a storyline. Bristol Palin is a genius because last night she developed a storyline that made her very sympathetic.”
The 21-year-old single mother complained, crying about Ballas’ lack of support in comparison to his previous partners, Shawn Johnson and Sabrina Bryan. That same night, after her performance of the paso double with Ballas, they received their highest score yet with 22.5 out of 30 points.
Cooper adds, “I am thinking of starting a job fair for people…who need to get jobs [like] Lindsay Lohan, Bristol Palin. I think they just need to get jobs, stop being on TV!”
Palin's mother, one-time GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, was there for support during Monday’s taping, just hours after a suspicious package addressed for her daughter arrived at the DWTS set and led to a police investigation.
Dancing With the Stars: All Stars airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.