Actress Keke Palmer announced on “Saturday Evening Dwell” this week that she is anticipating her first baby, with boyfriend Darius Jackson.
The 29-year-old actress, who not too long ago starred incheekily confirmed what the Web had been not too long ago speculating.
“There’s some rumors going round, folks have been in my feedback saying, ‘Keke’s having a child, Keke’s pregnant,'” mentioned Palmer throughout her opening monologue.
“And I wanna set the document straight,” mentioned Palmer, whereas unbuttoning a protracted coat to disclose her child bump, to resounding applause from the studio viewers, “I’m!”
“I gotta say, although — it is dangerous when folks on the Web unfold rumors about you, y’all,” Palmer mentioned. “Nevertheless it’s even worse once they’re right!”
The “Hustlers” actress then referenced her current sponsorship with CÎROC Vodka, joking that she wished to “maintain it on the down low” and “watch for the test to clear” earlier than worrying a couple of child bathe.
“This has been the most important blessing, and I’m so excited, guys — I’ll be a mother,” the actress gushed.
Palmer acquired her begin as a child actress, starring within the 2006 movie, “Akeelah and the Bee,” which catapulted her to stardom. The following 12 months, she acted alongside Corbin Bleu within the well-liked Disney Channel unique movie “Soar In,” earlier than touchdown her personal present, “True Jackson, VP,” on Nickelodeon. Palmer additionally starred in “Cinderella” on Broadway, and has hosted exhibits on ABC, Disney+, and NBC.
This was Palmer’s first time internet hosting “Saturday Evening Dwell.”