Lauren Keyana "Keke" Palmer is an American actress and singer. She is well known for her leading acting roles in various different drama and comedy projects or productions. For her exceptional acting skills and immense hard work, Palmer has received many awards throughout her acting career some of them include a Primetime Emmy Award, five NAACP Image Awards, and nominations for a Daytime Emmy Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award. Time magazine included her on their list of most influential people in the world in 2019.
Love Life, Dating History And Pregnancy:
Ever since Keke has been in the Hollywood industry, she has always kept her love life pirate that was until she met Darius Jackson who is an internet personality. The couple disclosed their relationship to the public back in 2021, then announced their pregnancy in December 2022 with their first child. This announcement was made on Saturday Night Live. “There’s some rumours going around. People have been in my comments saying, ‘Keke’s having a baby, Keke’s pregnant,’ and I want to set the record straight — I am,” she said while hosting Saturday Night Live.“It is bad when people on the internet spread rumours about you y’all, but it’s even worse when they’re correct.” she continued. Palmer brought their child into this world in February 2023 who they named Leodis. However the couple split and parted ways a few months later and are currently coparenting.
How They Met and Soft Relationship Launch:
A source revealed that they crossed paths at a MEmorial Day Party hosted by Issa Rae and Diddy back in May 2021. The same year they posted about each other on Instagram with a heartfelt caption. “Never would’ve expected summer 2021 to turn out the way it did but here we are,” Jackson wrote for her August birthday. “You’ve been a blessing from above & I thank you for showing me a lot of feelings I didn’t know I had in me.” In reply Keke wrote, “Without being too mushy because I hate that, it feels really nice to not be afraid to show this kind of care for someone that I don’t share the same blood with.” “I thought it could never happen, I can be quite guarded, but I appreciate you for being a safe space,” she continued. “I will always cherish what you have given me.”
Titkok Debut And Finally Breaking Their Silence:
Palmer posted a cute makeout video on her TikTok account with Jackson for the first time in November 2021. They were spotted holding hands the very next day smiling in each other's company.Palmer talked about her boyfriend in a March 2022 interview, explaining she did not want to keep the relationship secret anymore because he made her the happiest she has ever been. “Keeping our relationship a secret is a lot more work than just living in my life and being in my life,” she expressed.
Pregnancy, Usher’s Concert And Immediate Split:
Jackson confirmed that they were pregnant expressing his gratitude to Keke for showing him what true love looks like. The couple posed for a cute maternity photoshoot together and released their pictures on Instagram welcoming their newborn son into the world. However in July 2023, Jackson came under fire after publicly shaming Keke for her dress choice to attend Usher’s concert. “It’s the outfit tho.. you a mom,” he tweeted. He received severe backlash for this statement. “We live in a generation where a man of the family doesn’t want the wife & mother to his kids to showcase booty cheeks to please others & he gets told how much of a hater he is.” He said in reply to the backlash he received, “This is my family & my representation. I have standards & morals to what I believe. I rest my case.”Palmer subtly responded by sharing photos of herself in the same revealing sheer outfit to her Instagram account with the caption, “I wish I had taken more pictures but we were running late.” The couple abruptly broke up. In August 2023 it was confirmed that they both have parted ways and have no intention of getting back together however they still choose to cooperate in a civil manner and what matters more to them is the happiness of their child. A source told People magazine that Jackson has moved on, he has no intention of looking back at his past relationship.