Sara Palin Defends Bristol Against Diva Rumors

Rumors are swirling that Brisol Palin is behaving like a diva in rehearsals for Dancing with the Stars, and her mom is rushing to her defense. INSIDE EDITION has the latest. 

A first look at Bristol Palin rehearsing for Dancing with the Stars shows her focused and poised as her professional dancing partner Mark Ballas puts her through her paces.

But there are reports today that behind the scenes, Bristol is behaving like a diva!

She's even been dubbed this season's Kate Gosselin, who was said to be difficult last season.

A source at the show told The Hollywood Reporter, "Bristol was really annoyed by all the questions about whether her mom would be in the audience to support her. She is acting like this is all a big pain."

Another source told The Chicago Sun Times that Bristol has also had run-ins with the wardrobe department over her costumes.

"She didn't realize the sexy dance outfits are all part of it," remarked the second source.

Now mama grizzly herself, Sarah Palin is coming to Bristol's defense, tweeting, "Wow! Media goofballs rearing heads this week, big time! Wonder what's up? Taking the cake. Bristol=a diva? Silly; obviously have never met her."