HOH’s One-Minute Recess: These Levis Won’t Fade

Posted May 29, 2009 at 10:51am

Levi Johnston, the father of woulda-been Vice President Sarah Palin’s granddaughter, might be going from surreal TV (who can forget his appearance at the Republican convention last summer?) to reality TV.

[IMGCAP(1)]According to an article set to appear in the July issue of GQ magazine about the 19-year-old Alaskan high school dropout, Levi might land a gig on a reality TV show about his favorite topic: hunting.

The profile, penned by John Jeremiah Sullivan, is woefully short on dish about Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and her husband, Todd. “Levi gave me no dirt on the Palins. He is dirt on the Palins,— Sullivan concludes. But it does hint that we haven’t seen the last of Levi, who is trying to capitalize on his 15 minutes of fame, even though he and Bristol Palin, the governor’s daughter (and his son’s mother), have called it quits.

Offers to appear on the show “Survivor— and a show titled “Who Wants to Date Levi?— have already come his way, but Levi seems more excited about the hunting idea.

“I’m 19 years old,— he said in the magazine story, “and I’ve never done anything but hunt and fish and camp.—

Also, a mystery is solved: What did Palin’s running mate, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), say to Levi when he greeted the young man after announcing the presidential ticket? According to Levi, “You have good hands. Those are good working hands.—

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