Can Levi Johnston catapult his career from the pages of Playgirl to the vaunted position once held by the woman who’s now twice escaped being his mother-in-law? That would, of course, be Sarah Palin — and no, we’re not talking about becoming Miss Wasilla.

Johnston is currently in the process of shooting a pilot for a reality show based on his “crazy life” as he shuttles between Hollywood and Alaska … and embarks on his campaign to be Wasilla’s next mayor. Fine, but we want to know what kind of executive experience he has. –KA

Variety:

Johnston said he knows his reputation “is love and hate right now… but we’re trying to flip that around.” This show, he added, will “send a message to America about who I really am and what I want to do with my life.”

Johnston confirmed that he and on-again, off-again fiancee Bristol (yes, they’re off again) took pitches for their own reality show — “but we weren’t thrilled with any of the ideas. We got a lot of offers. But the fact is we didn’t want to do it.”

Stone and Co. promise a “no-holds-barred” look at Johnston’s attempts at co-raising son Tripp with Bristol Palin, as well as “looking for love and taking care of business for his fellow Wasillians.

“He will give us a real inside look into who he is as a father, a skilled hunter, an avid dirt biker, and his journey down the road of small-town politics… right after he gets his high school diploma,” the company said in its description of the show.

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