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Blair Warner says Jamie Lynn's a good girl

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December

Tbdlisawhelchel122607 What would the day be without an update on the Spears family? Unwed teen mama-to-be Jamie Lynn Spears got a vote of confidence from left field, specifically by Lisa Whelchel, the born-again former ’80s teen star who played affected Blair Warner on The Facts of Life. Hey, George Clooney was on that show too, don’t forget.

“I’m very passionate about wanting to speak out on behalf of this young girl,” Whelchel told ABC News. “She is a role model, but it’s not her responsibility to be a role model. That’s so much pressure on a 16-year-old.” The 44-year-old, who has two daughters (ages 15 and 16) and has written 12 Christian family books, says Spears the younger is doing the right thing.

“I’m so proud of her for stepping up and being courageous and taking responsibility for her choices, and I believe she’s being a good role model –- a good role model in that situation, to choose to have the baby, and I am supportive of her in that situation,” Whelchel said. She might want to work on that whole adultery thing though, right, Lisa?

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[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 9:30am]

    

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