Palmer’s career path was the focus of a viral tweet amid the success of his current film Nope.
Keke Palmer in recent social media conversation comparing her career to Zendaya
A Saturday tweet attracted attention for claiming that a perceived gap in mainstream popularity between Palmer, who currently stars in Jordan Peele’s Nope, and Zendaya “is the most obvious of how colorism plays out in Hollywood.” example.” The Twitter thread reported that both Palmer and Zendaya are former child stars, but that Knope is being described as Palmer’s breakout role in some circles.
On Sunday, Palmer tweeted
A great example of colorism is the belief that I can be compared to anyone.I am the youngest talk show host ever. The first black woman to star in her own show on Nickelodeon, and the youngest and first black Cinderella on Broadway. I am an incomparable talent. Baby, it’s Keke Palmer.
First place at the box office of the weekend with $44 million
The 28-year-old star further added, “I’ve been a leading lady since I was 11. I have over 100 credits, and am currently starring in an original screenplay which is the number one film at the box office #NOPE. My career so far blessed, I couldn’t have asked for more but god keeps on surprising me. No, a sci-fi horror film that opened in first place at the weekend box office with an estimated $44 million In which Palmer is shown with Daniel Kaluuya.
Palmer Nickelodeon’s True Jackson
VP had a child actor in the title role, which debuted in 2008 and ran for three seasons. Other credits include Akilah and the Bee, Scream Queens, Hustler and a voice role in this year’s Pixar film Lightyear, as well as a stint as co-hosts of the third hour of Good Morning America, Strahan, Sarah and Keke Huh.