Sarah Palin to Tina Fey: Need Bristol to baby-sit?

What really happened backstage on "SNL."

Published October 29, 2008 5:45PM (EDT)

In her appearance on "Late Night With Conan O'Brien" Tuesday, Tina Fey talked about how weird it was for her to meet Gov. Sarah Palin on "Saturday Night Live" after relentlessly and brilliantly mocking her on the show.

Best tidbit: The GOP veep candidate offered her 17-year-old daughter Bristol as a backstage baby sitter for Fey's 3-year-old daughter Alice, who has trouble telling the difference between her mommy and Gov. Palin in newspaper photographs. Bristol didn't actually end up taking care of Alice, though, since the little girl had already gone home to bed.

Here's the video:

By Katharine Mieszkowski

Katharine Mieszkowski is a senior writer for Salon.

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