Keke Palmer's Baby Bump Is On Full Display This Christmas, Darius Jackson Approves

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Darius Daulton Jackson and Keke Palmer attend the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic Los Angeles at Will Rogers State Historic Park on October 02, 2021 in Pacific Palisades, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/Getty Images)

The 29-year-old's beau kissed her growing belly on his Instagram Story as they celebrated the holidays together as a family.

It's the most wonderful time of the year! While our favourite celebrities are usually too busy to share the intimate details of their lives, the holidays are when many soften up and offer a glimpse into their lavishly decorated homes. The Kardashian family put on an undeniably exuberant display, but other stars like Keke Palmer are keeping things more casual this year.

While hosting Saturday Night Live earlier this month, the Disney Channel alum made a huge announcement. During her opening monologue, she was surprisingly honest with the crowd. "There's some rumours going around, people have been in my comments saying, 'Keke's having a baby, Keke's pregnant,' and I wanna set the record straight — I am," she said.

Immediately, Palmer's fans reacted in excitement. However, many of them were unaware that she was even in a relationship and wanted to know who her baby's daddy is.

Presently, the actress is dating Darius Jackson. They've been together since the summer of 2021, and though their public comments about each other are few and far between, they're notably always positive. "I’m glad we were able to help each other throughout our lowest of times," her man previously wrote on Instagram.

"This is the happiest I’ve ever felt with someone," Palmer said of the soon-to-be parent's relationship earlier this year.

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On Christmas Eve (December 24), Jackson put a Boomerang on his Instagram Story. In the clip, he kisses the 29-year-old's pregnant belly. "Mom n Dad," he wrote above the footage.

For her part, Palmer posted a hilarious IG Reel of her reciting Leora Byrd's spirited pregnancy monologue. Her baby bump is on full display for followers as she recites along in perfect unison.

"No this sound was meant for you to do it," Ryan Destiny joked in the comments. "I knew when you ducked down to get into character this was gone be good," someone else joked.

Check it out in the video below, and check back later for more pop culture news updates.


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Hayley Hynes is the former Weekend Managing Editor of HotNewHipHop, she stepped down after two years in 2024 to pursue other creative opportunities but remains on staff part-time to cover music, gossip, and pop culture news. Currently, she contributes similar content on Blavity and 21Ninety, as well as on her personal blog where she also offers tarot/astrology services. Hayley resides on the western side of Canada, previously spending a year in Vancouver to study Fashion Marketing at Blanche Macdonald Centre and Journalism at Mount Royal University in Calgary before that. She's passionate about helping others heal through storytelling, and shares much more about her life on Instagram @hayleyhynes.