Keke Palmer opens up about her sexuality: ‘I would like my life to be my very own life’

Keke Palmer has opened up about her sexuality, saying she not too long ago determined to “discover her life” and begin dwelling as a free spirit.

Showing on “The Greatest Podcast Ever with Raven and Miranda,” the “Nope” actress, 29, mentioned she spent years repressing her sexuality earlier than lastly being experimental.

“There was a second in my life the place I used to be like ya know, can I be myself? The second the place you overthink s–t,” she informed co-hosts Raven-Symoné and her spouse Miranda Maday.

“That’s not even me, why am I overthinking this? I assume you simply get to the purpose the place I would like my life to be my very own life.”

Palmer, who shares 5-month-old son Leodis with boyfriend Darius Jackson, mentioned she didn’t “dwell out” experiences in relationships as a result of she didn’t need her household to know she was eager to discover different choices.

The “Nope” actress, 29, mentioned she spent years repressing her sexuality earlier than lastly being experimental.
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“There may be like an unsaid factor that may make you’re feeling — and since I preferred guys too, I used to be kinda like, ‘Properly, we don’t have to speak about it,’” she defined. “As a result of I like guys too, it was like that’s one other further factor that nobody actually has to learn about. I don’t actually should dwell out.”

Palmer lastly acknowledged her emotions and have become extra accepting of herself when he turned 17 years outdated.

“I finally simply really feel just like the acceptance of that a part of myself, on the whole, was part of my technique of with the ability to have love in my life,” she defined. 

Palmer said she didn't "live out" experiences in relationships because she didn't want her family to know she was keen to explore other options.
Palmer mentioned she didn’t “dwell out” experiences in relationships as a result of she didn’t need her household to know she was eager to discover different choices.
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Keke Palmer and Darius Jackson with their son Leodis.
She welcomed son Leodis with Darius Jackson in February.
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“Sexuality and stuff like that, that was not even — my mother and father by no means even cared about one thing like that or talked about that.”

“And I do know that by the point they noticed how freed from a spirit I used to be, and whoever I needed so far, they have been like, ‘Whoever cares.’ It was by no means something that was of their thoughts,” she added.

Palmer’s relationship with Jackson made headlines after he publicly shamed her for sporting an attractive outfit to Usher’s Las Vegas residency present in early July.


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“It’s the outfit tho.. you a mother,” the 29-year-old tweeted alongside a viral video of her being serenaded by the R&B crooner with a model of his hit “There Goes My Child.”

He then doubled down on his preliminary feedback, tweeting, “We dwell in a technology the place a person of the household doesn’t need the spouse & mom to his children to showcase booty cheeks to please others & he will get informed how a lot of a hater he’s.”

He has since deleted his social media after being slammed by followers and celebs alike over his careless feedback.