Keke Palmer had an thrilling announcement to make throughout her Saturday Night Live opening monologue on Dec. 3 — she’s pregnant! “There’s some rumors going round,” Keke mentioned. “People are in my feedback saying Keke’s having a child, Keke’s pregnant. And I wish to set the report straight…I AM!” She then busted open her blazer and let her naked child bump come out, cradling her rising abdomen together with her fingers. Keke has been relationship her boyfriend, Darius Jackson, since 2021, though she didn’t point out who her child’s father is within the SNL monolgue.
Baby, that is @KekePalmer!!! pic.twitter.com/VCtXQh6Wqj
— Saturday Night Live – SNL (@nbcsnl) December 4, 2022
The actress continued, “I gotta say, although, it’s dangerous when individuals on the Internet unfold rumors about you y’all, however it’s even worse once they’re right. I imply, like, I used to be attempting so laborious to maintain it on the down low trigger I acquired plenty of stuff happening, you understand? People stored coming as much as me like, ‘Congratulations,’ and I’m like, ‘Stop! I acquired a liquor sponsorship on the road!’ But actually, his has been the largest blessing, and I’m so excited. Guys, I’m going to be a mother!”
Keke continued to debate her being pregnant, shutting down any critics who would possibly really feel “bizarre” about her having a child as a result of she was a baby star. “I’m 29,” she identified, then went on to throw some jokes within the speech. “I’m grown. I’ve intercourse. I personal a house. I stormed the Capitol on January 6. You know? Things adults do!”
Keke has been very low key about her relationship with Darius. The two went Instagram Official in 2021, however Keke has since deleted their photographs from her web page. However, in Nov. 2021, she briefly opened up in regards to the relationship on The Tamron Hall Show. “It turned harder to cover,” she admitted. “We spend all this time collectively and he actually is my closest pal, so it simply turns into a factor the place I’m not going to cover one thing that makes me completely happy. It’s not gonna be the whole lot you see. My job is my job, however on the finish of the day, that is anyone that’s vital to me, so why not?”