She soon stripped it off to reveal a provocative red dress with tassels.
So Dancing With The Stars contestant Bristol Palin thought it was probably safe enough to make a trip home - and take her dancing partner along with her.
The 19-year-old single mother took some time out from her busy schedule for the celebrity reality TV show to jet home to Alaska to see the family.
And by the looks of Mark's face after meeting Sarah Palin, he was delighted that he got the chance to meet her.
The 21-year-old daughter of former Alaska governor Sarah Palin is reportedly about to enter a 'trial marriage' with boyfriend Gino Paoletti for the TV cameras as she prepares her Lifetime reality show.
A source told the Enquirer: 'Bristol and Gino are crazy about each other.
They’ve talked about getting married but they think it’s a good idea to get a feel for living together before making it official'.
Bristol’s 3-bedroom and 4-bathroom house, which is reportedly located right across a lake from her parents’ home in Wasilla, is currently under construction, and will serve as the setting for Miss Palin’s upcoming Lifetime reality show.
Posing for a snap with the Governor of Alaska, he beamed at the camera before posting the picture on his Twitter page. Alaska is awesome.'Ballas, 24, was born in Texas to Corky Ballas, a retired competitive ballroom dancer and British-born mother Shirley, also a ballroom dancer.
When he was four, the family moved to the UK where he was enrolled at the Italia Conti Academy of Dramatic Arts in Islington, earning a full scholarship to the school at the age of 11.
He moved back to the States in 2007 and began competing Dancing With The Stars that autumn.
Bristol, who mother to son Tripp, began her performance in a grey office power suit, a clear send-up of her conservative politician mother.